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Red Flag Behaviors


Red Flag Behaviors are essentially actions exhibited by a child that warrant deeper consideration of assistance needed in helping a child grow and/or master conflict resolution. But in thinking of red flag behaviors in children, let’s first focus on the process of being mindful of the whole child and wanting ... Read More »

Getting Through the First Day of Childcare


Sending kids in for that first day of childcare is an emotional endeavor. The kids are scared, you’re nervous and you just want the transition to be as smooth as possible. These ECE recommended tips are instrumental in minimizing tears and nerves on the big day. Stay positive. Children can ... Read More »

End Thumb-Sucking Today


Many young children suck their thumbs as a way to soothe and comfort themselves. Long term thumb-sucking may lead to problems with teeth, speech and language, and is often a hard habit to break. Here are some tips to help young children stop thumb-sucking as soon as possible. Identify the ... Read More »

When Young Children Swear


When young children swear or use foul language it can take adults by surprise. Where did she learn that? Has he said that word to anyone else? Here are 5 tips parents and educators can implement when a child uses an expletive: Ignore it. Sometimes a child may swear without ... Read More »

Communicating with Children who have Special Needs


All children want to be included, have friends and feel like they belong. The following tips show how we can do our best to make children feel this way every day. If there is a child who has special needs at your child’s school or childcare centre, here are some things ... Read More »