Child-Centered Play

Children learn about the world and themselves through play. Playtime can also be a wonderful opportunity for you to bond with your child — to let her know you “get” who she is and what she might be thinking and feeling as demonstrated through her play themes. ...

Modeling Behavior: Minding Manners

  Modeling, also known as observational learning, is a social learning theory. It describes the process of how desired behavior is taught by example. Modeling sometimes occurs intentionally, and other times happens incidentally. As children develop, they are...

“C” is for Child-Centered Activity or “Special Time”

Children learn about the world and themselves through play. Playtime can also be a wonderful opportunity for you to bond with your child — to let her know you “get” who she is and what she might be thinking and feeling as demonstrated through her play themes. ...

“I Don’t Love You Anymore”

A phrase that has been popping up in my house recently from my 3.5 year old is “I don’t love you anymore Mommy!” commonly paired with “you are not my friend anymore”. I must admit I was a little taken aback when I heard this the first time and noticed an array of...