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Power of Play: Building Skills and Having Fun from Zero to Three

Children's Mental Health: Why It's Crucial to Start Early from The Center of the Developing Child

Webinar: Inspiring Higher-Level Thinking in Young Children presented by NAEYC

Articles

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How Affection Shapes a Child's Happiness for Life and tips for how to incorporate it every day.

Using Emotion Coaching to improve emotional intelligence for long term success in life from The Gottman Institute.

"Use your words" Moving Beyond Tantrums to Express Challenging Emotions from PBS KIDS for Parents. Lots of articles posted weekly and excellent developmentally appropriate educational programming.

Information about 21st Century Skills and how Emotional Intelligence will be critical to success in the an increasingly fast paced, digital world. Our play+ classes are a great place to start learning how to encourage developing these skills at home.

Growth Mindset in Preschool. What is it and why is it important? Our play+ classes incorporate an element of growth mindset in at least one activity per class.

Reading to your children is one of the most important ways to connect and one of the easiest if you start early and practice often. This article shares more detail and how to incorporate

Balancing positive interactions with critical or corrective interactions is key and a 5:1 ratio of positive to critical is suggested. Scroll down for 20 ideas of how to get in those positive moments of connection.