May 2010

Emily’s First 100 Days of School

May 28, 2010
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Rosemary Wells’ popular children’s book, Emily’s First 100 Days of School, has imaginative illustrations that make counting fun for children as well as adults.

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Teach Your Child How to Be a Good Loser

May 25, 2010
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Help your child learn how to lose gracefully by being a good loser yourself, by weaning them off of the need to win every time, and by teaching them words to express their emotions.

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Kids Can Explore the Outdoors with Curiosity Cards

May 20, 2010
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Curiosity Cards from Rebeccaplants are a wonderful tool to enjoy the outdoors with children. These round laminated cards contain 50 questions to stimulate their imagination.

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The Kissing Hand Eases Separation Anxiety

May 18, 2010
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After helping my 3-year old granddaughter get over her separation anxiety, I did some research and discovered The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn, a sweet book that can help children deal with their separation anxiety.

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How to Ease a Child’s Separation Anxiety

May 14, 2010
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A little separation anxiety is part of a child’s normal development. It can occur from as early as five months and resurface out of the blue until a child is four years old. This kind of behavior can actually be a positive sign because it shows that the child recognizes and has formed important attachments with loved ones.

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