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Tips for a Good Sleeping Routine: Newborns-School Aged
03/12/2018

Sleep can be a huge conundrum for families. Babies and children not sleeping well may mean parents sacrifice their own sleep, less than ideal for all. Think, for a moment, how do you feel after you haven’t gotten a decent night sleep? You’re probably cranky, short-tempered and slower than normal to…

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10 Tips for Discussing Tragedy with Children
10/18/2017

              As parents, it is in our nature to shield and protect our children from physical and emotional trauma. However, it is an unfortunate reality that they are exposed to tragedy such as loss, heart break, terror, and natural disasters. Kiddie Academy early childhood…

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Teaching Your Child Perseverance
02/20/2017

A week ago at my son’s hockey practice (he’s five), I witnessed an older boy (around 10) come off the ice and meet his dad who promptly directed him to sit on the bleachers so they could take his equipment off and go home (pretty standard practice). After the long…

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Transitioning to Kindergarten and the Stages of Mom Grief
05/30/2016

Most young children will transition into their academic career with preschool or kindergarten, starting as early as age 3, while some begin at 4, 5 or 6. It’s normal for young children to be excited and scared about the idea of starting at a new school with new friends and…

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Finding Your Mom Tribe
05/23/2016

The well-known vulnerability theorist and author, Brene Brown, spoke about the difference between empathy and sympathy in a 2010 TED Talk. She pointed out that empathy is the art of sharing a listening, caring ear and helping others feel heard, cared about and understood. The end result of empathy is…

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