Toddlers are explosive bundles of personality and energy. One minute they are charming you with their rendition of “Shake It Off.” The next, they are in emotional meltdown mode over their milk being too “milky.” From one minute to the next, you never know what to expect with a toddler. But that’s part of the […]
Being a grandparent is an opportunity to create a fulfilling relationship for both grandparent and grandchild. The connection will be different with each grandchild and will depend on things such as personality and temperament, physical distance and understanding what appeals to each grandchild. To help in developing that connection, a great question to ask is: […]
Art and creativity are an essential component to the human experience. While we may not all be master painters or seasoned pianists, we all have outlets for our creative endeavors. For some of us, it’s organizing clutter or designing floral arrangements—or maybe, it’s simply getting down and dirty with some finger paints with your toddler. […]
Shopping with preschoolers has its challenges, but it’s also a teaching opportunity and a chance to bond with your child over every day routines.
Parents can positively affect their child’s behavior by taking three actions. These steps will provide a foundation that supports the child’s social-emotional development. The actions will teach children skills that lead to more behaviors that parents want to see, and fewer of the ones they don’t want to see.
Session 1 –Welcome to the Terrific TWOs® Key Concepts TWOs are at a magical age, eager to learn and excited about all they already know and can do. TWOs are positively motivated in their behavior, and we can help them learn positive ways to get their needs met. Goals – By the end of this […]
Session 1 –Welcome to the Wonderful ONEs® Key Concepts ONEs view their world with wonder and curiosity. ONEs are positively motivated to get their needs met; parents can help them learn positive ways to do that. Goals – By the end of this session parents will: Understand the underlying themes of the Wonderful ONEs series. Experience […]
Session 1 – Welcome to the Incredible INFANTs® Key Concept The Incredible INFANTs series helps parents encourage their children’s development, share experiences with other parents, and develop a network of support. Goals – By the end of this session parents will: Understand the Incredible INFANTs philosophy. Agree upon group guidelines. Experience the group as a friendly […]
Preview Session "Words That Work" Terrific TWOs® Key Concepts and Goals Terrific TWOs Course Guide Note: The PDF files may take a minute or two to load, thank you for your patience.
Preview Session 5 "Positive Discipline for Curious ONEs" Wonderful ONEs® Key Concepts and Goals Wonderful ONEs Course Guide Note: The PDF files may take a minute or two to load, thank you for your patience.