Character

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Family Security is a critical foundational block in your child’s life. TO FEEL SECURE  means TO FEEL: safe protected taken care of AND….. able to take each of these for granted. HOW do you achieve this feeling? By being there time after time after time after time after time….ad infinitum. ONLY money ONLY excellent daycare ONLY TIME can […]

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Have you ever heard the sobering fact that we actually TEACH people how to treat us? From Dr. Phil (one of my favs): “You either teach people to treat you with dignity and respect, or you don’t. This means you are partly responsible for the mistreatment that you get at the hands of someone else. […]

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People send their children to preschool because they think it is the expected path and the only path. However, the following 10 reasons should be considered it you are thinking about sending your child to preschool. 10 Reasons to Send Your Child To Preschool: 1.  You want them to have a continually runny nose. 2.  You want […]

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One of the most powerful teaching tools available to EVERYONE is MODELLING. Modelling: does not require any kind of formal degree does not require any specialized training does not require any type of specifically engineered equipment does not cost any money A Model is a standard or example for imitation or comparison. So TO Model […]

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What are some of the character traits you would like to see in your child? When my children were young, and I saw my 4-year old accidentally step on my 1-year old’s fingers AND THEN CONTINUED WALKING AWAY despite the crying emanating from the baby’s lungs, I had a parenting “AH-HA moment.” I had just assumed […]

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