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July 11, 2017
Parent Question: My 4 year old child has developed a fear of the wind. It is to the point where she won’t go outside, if I get her outside and the wind blows she begins to shake, cry and scream. She runs back in the house, I have two younger children who want to be outside. I don’t feel comfortable...
May 17, 2017
Parent Question: My children frequently say, “It’s not fair!!” I have a twelve year old, a seven year old and a 4 year old. I am frustrated and tired of feeling as if I need to defend my decisions or try to make everything equal. Educator Response: All parents have heard those words of injustice; “...
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April 29, 2017
Parent Question: Hi there. This is my daughter’s first year in preschool. As we have been heading into the spring, I’m starting to get really frustrated with her teachers because her clothes are coming home filthy every day! What could they possibly be doing that she gets so muddy?! What do I say...
March 20, 2017
Parent Question: I am a parent of a preschooler, a 2nd grader and a preteen, I have begun to take note as to how much my 12 year old is on their device and in retrospect how much I am on my cell phone. I would like to unplug so that I can be a better parent. Please help! Educator Response: First of...
February 13, 2017
Parent Question: I am the parent of a four year old. I am struggling with how disrespectful he can be. I have heard that all kids are now, but I think that’s crazy! I never would have dreamed of talking to an adult the way that he does. My parents would have put me right in my place! I know that...
November 14, 2016
Parent Question: The holidays are fast approaching, is there a way to lessen the hype and stress for my children during this time? Educator Response: The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone. Busy schedules, constant shopping, mandatory activities and family gatherings all contribute to...
October 23, 2016
Parent Question: My husband and I recently separated and are going through a divorce. Do you have advice to ease the transition to two homes for my preschool child? Educator Response: Divorce is difficult for everyone involved. It is good to see that you are thinking of ways to help your child...
July 5, 2016
Parent Question: My husband and I have tried to keep toy guns and violent play out of our home. We monitor our 4 year old son’s exposure to TV and videos. He has recently begun to talk about bad guys and turning any toy or material into a gun or weapon. Please help us, we don’t know how to handle...
June 21, 2016
Parent Question: What can I do this summer with my child??????? Educator Response: With summer approaching many parents are wondering what to do with their children on those long summer days. There are simple inexpensive activities that you can do that are both educational and fun to beat those...
March 9, 2016
Parent Question: I am a parent of a three year old child. Recently I have been struggling with day to day activities as my child is starting to act-up when asked to do anything. For example when it’s time to leave the house to go the market and I ask her to put on her coat, she runs away from me or...

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