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The Method Behind The Magic Of A Beloved Preschool Teacher

The Method Behind The Magic Of A Beloved Preschool Teacher

Melissa Sher  06.20.2016
Adrianne -- to borrow a line from "As Good As It Gets" -- makes my son want to be a better man. At least, she makes him want to be a better...
Preschool Teachers Aren't Getting The Training They Need

Preschool Teachers Aren't Getting The Training They Need

Rebecca Klein  06.19.2016
Preschool teachers in many parts of the U.S. aren't adequately trained, according to a new study, released a week after a government report deplored...
Black Children Kicked Out Of Preschool And Into Prison Pipeline

Black Children Kicked Out Of Preschool And Into Prison Pipeline

Janice Celeste  06.15.2016
There is a big problem in our educational system, and it is persistent. Black children are being kicked out of school more than White children...
I Don't Cherish Every Moment

I Don't Cherish Every Moment

Celeste Erlach  06.14.2016
Today it happened again. Someone told me how fast little ones grow up and to "cherish every moment." In all the parenting advice I've...
The Tyranny Of Toddlerhood: When Lentils Start World War III

The Tyranny Of Toddlerhood: When Lentils Start World War III

Michele Kleinmann  06.14.2016
Tonight, my 2-year old had the most epic meltdown. Over lentils. And no, it wasn't because she didn't like them, it was because she wanted...
When Your Toddler Favors One Parent, How Do You Feel?

When Your Toddler Favors One Parent, How Do You Feel?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.  06.14.2016
Sometimes toddlers seem to favor one parent over the promoting all kinds of feelings in the other parent. It can happen to mothers and...
To The Moms I Met At Preschool

To The Moms I Met At Preschool

Jennifer Lizza  06.13.2016
Sure, high school gets all the glory, but preschool is the place where innocence still lives.
Justifications

Justifications

Matt Brennan  06.10.2016
While Jamie's vocabulary is expanding, I feel like mine might be shrinking...down to the few commands I speak in. It's good to have a child...
I Hope She's Not Fat

I Hope She's Not Fat

Rachel Brehm  06. 9.2016
"Look at all those rolls!! And that tummy," a fellow mom said adoringly. "Yeah, but I hope she's not fat when she gets older," replied...

How an Ant Taught Me To Be a Better Mom

Rachel G. Scott  06. 7.2016
There is something beautiful about parenting that, I think in the hustle and bustle of life, I tend to forget. The element of raising a...

It's a Harness, not a Backpack. And It's Fine.

Linda DeMers Hummel  06. 7.2016
Parents today are cagier than we were. Sure, they might use a harness on their toddler, but they've had the forethought to give it enough...
Help! My Child Won't Go to School: Separation Anxiety and Preschool -- Part 2

Help! My Child Won't Go to School: Separation Anxiety and Preschool -- Part 2

Danielle Lindner  06. 6.2016
Did I do the right thing by leaving her? Would she be crying all day for me? That first day was torturous for me. I kept looking at...
Perfectly Accurate Video Details Exactly 'How To Dress A Toddler'

Perfectly Accurate Video Details Exactly 'How To Dress A Toddler'

Caroline Bologna  06. 3.2016
Toddlers are notorious for refusing to cooperate when it comes to basic tasks ... like putting on clothes.  Following...

When I Almost Didn't...

Regan Long  06. 1.2016
"Go ahead, Baby. You read to Mama." I told my 3 year old to go grab a book while we took a quiet moment on the front porch swing while...