Letting your child take risks is an important part of their development that helps your child to grow and to handle challenges. Letting your child take risks can also be scary and exciting! Learn more about your child and risks in this latest Triple P blog entry on the LaneKids website. Link: http://www.lanekids.org/to-risk-or-not-to-risk-that-is-the-question/
The keynote speaker asked the following question: “Who is on the Board of Directors for your life?” What an interesting question. Who will be on the Board of Directors for your child’s life?
Do you wonder how much screen time your child should have? How to make decisions about it all? You’ll find info in this latest Triple P blog post on Lane Kids about the Who? What? When? and Where? of kids and screen time, as well as hear what experts are saying. En español: El dilema sobre […]
Your toddler is talking, exploring and being more independent. They are also having to manage all sorts of emotions. Tips for helping your child learn to handle their emotions.
This message is regarding my Healthy Families home visitor, Dixie. I don’t know where to begin. Dixie has been a huge blessing in my and my daughter’s life in the last 3 years. She’s seen me at my best, and worst. She has really given me great tools to become a better first time mother! I […]
A child looks at me from across the room. Moments ago, he was motionless and emotionally upset. Now he wears a beaming smile and holds his breath in anticipation. Then he erupts in vigorous foot stomping, knowing that I see every move, and hearing the thump-thump of the guitar bass line that reflects his movements. […]
A couple of years ago, on a crisp and sunny October day, I left my office for a lunch break and drove to a local cafe. Many students waited in line and filled the outdoor tables. As I walked in, an attractive young woman, who appeared to be about 17, approached me. She wore fashionable distressed skinny […]
“Everybody is always telling you when you are doing something wrong; no one ever tells you when you are doing something good.” A single dad of two preschool age boys said this while participating in a 10-week video coaching program at Pearl Buck Center’s preschool. Pearl Buck Preschool is a tuition-free preschool serving children and […]
We were designed to move! That’s why the importance of physical activity for children cannot be overstated in the 21st century. Physical exercise and activity is essential for children. The earlier they start, the healthier and more capable they will be in all aspects of their education and life. The research and evidence is incontrovertible. […]
By Aoife Magee, PhD, and Jean Bishop, MA Over time, parenting and teaching styles influence a child’s development, including their self-esteem, self-control and self-reliance. Therefore, we need to consciously guide children in ways that will strengthen their social and emotional skills. A parenting and teaching style is defined as the means by which an adult […]