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Posts Tagged ‘social and emotional development’
Making friends can be rough. How can we help our little ones learn how to make lasting, healthy friendships and walk away from the damaging ones they will inevitably experience? Pediatric psychologist and author, Lynne Kenney, lays the foundation.
Over half of all preschool-age children will develop a fantasy friend or two. As parents, should we support it as a natural course of social/emotional development? Or is it a sign of loneliness? What if the illusion lasts a year or more? Social psychologist and best-selling author, Susan Newman, PhD, helps us see imaginary friends in a new light.
Hear the straight-up story of how one Mama told her young son she had cancer, and how surviving the rigors of treatment forced her family to grow.
Being left out is the worst. But does frequent exclusionary behavior mean your child is a budding bully? Get into the heads of our young children to find out how and why they turn to excluding their peers. Suzanne Fanger, early childhood expert, breaks it down.
Check out MoCo Mama Abbie’s charming video, full of helpful tips for jazzing up your kids’ daily routines, part of our exciting new series of parenting videos.
How much are our kids’ personalities shaped by the order in which they were born? Will every middle child have a Jan Brady complex or is there something we can do about it? Renowned family therapist and author, Meri Wallace, helps us combat the birth order blues.
Some parents exhaust themselves entertaining their children. But what if actively observing our tots better supported their social-emotional development? Janet Lansbury, parent educator says, hands-off but observant is the way to play.
Gina Osher, blogger behind “The Twin Coach,” shares her point of view about the inescapable influence of princesses and super heroes on our children. What’s a concerned parent to do??