Everyone at every age needs attention! It feels good when someone focuses his or her full attention on you. Being attentive also feels good to your infant or toddler (and older children). For children, getting attention is even more important than for adults. Children need attention in order to grow, develop self-esteem and a positive […]
There was so much joy and celebration and support at our auction this past Friday night! Giving to our community can bring joy not just for adults, but for kids too. Mandi Vance’s post explains the joy children find in giving and how you as a parent can help facilitate it.
¿Me arriesgo o no? – Es la pregunta. “Es posible que no siempre lo califiques de riesgo, pero el riesgo comienza al nacer y continúa por toda la vida de tu peque. De manera consciente o inconsciente, tu peque y tú corren riesgos cuando: Le mueves de la cuna a la cama. Ya no se […]
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 […]