PL Category: Preschool

Preschool: All Aboard the Potty Train, Part One

All aboard! Ready or not, it may be time for you and your little one to board the potty train! This is one of those milestones that you are either excited about tackling or you are dreading it, but we all have to deal with it. We can’t send them off to Kindergarten in diapers!…

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Preschool: Helping My Child Overcome Separation Anxiety, Part One

Either you have already experienced it, you are in the middle of it, or it is on the horizon. What is it? Separation Anxiety. Pediatricians help us understand that separation anxiety is so tough on kids because they don’t understand object permanence. A child realizes Mom is gone, and what they think is, “Oh my…

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Preschool: Playing the Comparison Game, Part Two

Have you ever had one of those days when you just barely make it out the door? House is a wreck, you haven’t had a shower today and the kids are already fighting. Your parenting self-esteem has already taken a hit when you run into that family. You know the one: they look like they…

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Preschool: Playing the Comparison Game, Part One

Being a parent is hard work and sometimes we wonder if we are doing a good job? We hear about other families, other people’s kids and it can be easy for doubt to creep in. Comparing ourselves to others is natural and depending on the situation can either make you feel like parent of the…

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Preschool: When You’re Frustrated with Your Child, Part Two

Are you having a good week, or are you experiencing one of those weeks parents of preschoolers would like to forget ever happened? Hopefully in all the hubbub of your life you’ve taken the time to watch this lesson’s video to help with those moments of frustration. Needing a break from your kids is nothing…

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Preschool: When You’re Frustrated with Your Child, Part One

I hope your week is off to a great start. This month’s Online Parenting Class is on Frustration. I pray that you can gain some reassurance from watching. Hey, I get it. Parenting is hard no matter how well-behaved or easy your kids are. And there are times when you want to throw in the…

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Preschool: Screen Time , Part Two

Hopefully by now you’ve watched the video that goes with this lesson on addressing screen time and your preschooler. If you have, you know it was filled with practical and relevant information on how to make digital technology a positive for your preschooler rather than a negative. We can’t deny the benefits of technology or…

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Preschool: Screen Time, Part One

This is the digital age and the age of rapid technological advancement. We can’t run from it, so we have to make sure we understand it, are in tune to it, and most importantly, in control of it—rather than letting it control us or our kids. This Online Parenting Class video helps you come to…

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Preschool: Picky Eaters, Part Two

So how’s it going? Are you having any luck getting your preschooler to be less picky about his/her eating habits? Did you find the Online Parenting Class video helpful? Okay, enough questions. Let’s get to the meat of this issue (pun intended). Let’s give you some practical suggestions for getting your preschooler to eat better….

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Preschool: Picky Eaters, Part One

Who likes brussel sprouts? Bread crusts? Soggy cereal? Not your preschooler, I bet! Dealing with a picky eater can be challenging to the point of I-want-to-pull-my-hair-out frustration. But don’t worry, there is hope and help to be had. The video for this lesson addresses the issue of preschoolers who are picky eaters. No, there’s no…

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