How Children Resolve Conflict Without Saying “I’m Sorry”


Development, Management

We’ve all done it. We see a child push someone else and tell them to say “sorry”. Once they say sorry we tell them to go play or in some cases, put them in time out. What if I told you we are teaching children that “sorry” is a get out jail free card? Time […]

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June 3, 2018

What Is Play?


Child Led Play, Development

Play. If you have been reading my blog for a while you’ll know that I cherish play in early childhood. If you are new, hi! I love to encourage play in early childhood! I think it is a great way for children to improve social skills, motor skills, and creativity. Play looks different at all […]

April 29, 2018

Week of the Young Child 2018


Child Led Play

I’ve celebrated the Week of the Young Child for the past 6 years. Even though I don’t follow the daily themes, I do try to celebrate and appreciate children and their accomplishments more than I normally do. You can read my post about Week of the Young Child here. For Week of the Young Child […]

April 21, 2018

5 Classroom Rules to Teach Children


Management

Whether you are in a child-centered environment or not, children thrive on routines and rules. They love to know what they can and can’t get away with. It keeps everyone sane and helps minimize breakdowns. These rules are classroom rules or home rules that, I believe, help create good humans. 🙂 This post will focus […]

March 31, 2018