Making Sure My Kids Are On Track

Making Sure My Kids Are On Track

  • How To Minimize Meltdowns In Children With Sensory Processing Disorders

    Sensory processing disorder can be a frustrating condition for children and their families. There is no cure for this condition, so families and those with sensory processing disorder learn the triggers and work hard to avoid sensory meltdowns. Children with sensory processing disorders can do well in daycare services as long as the daycare provider and the parents work together and recognize the unique situation they are facing. What Is Sensory Processing Disorder?

  • Tips For Dressing Your Child To Go To Daycare

    Going to daycare for the first time is an exciting event for both the child and the parents. It means that the parents will be able to go back to work and have a little bit of time to themselves while their children learn skills such as socialization that they could not learn in the home. It also means that your child gets to play with new toys, meet new people, and have a wealth of experiences.

  • Four Ways To Prepare Your Child For Preschool

    Going to preschool can help a child properly prepare for school so that they can get a jumpstart on their educational career. The first week of preschool can be difficult for some children because it is such a big change from the life that they are used to. If you plan to send your child to preschool in the near future, use the following guide to learn a few tips to prepare them for the changes that they are going to experience.

  • How To Help Your Shy Child Be More Comfortable In The World

    Of course many children are uncomfortable in new situations, especially when they're really little. However, if you feel that your child is missing out on life's experiences because of excessive shyness, here are some ideas that might help. Start At Home - Because your child is probably most comfortable right in the home setting, think about bringing the world into your home. Even though it may seem obvious to set up play dates, it's the way you orchestrate those dates that will make them successful.

  • Being Ready to Use the Restroom at Preschool

    Many preschools require children to be able to take care of their own bathroom needs before they are allowed to enroll.  However, even "potty-trained" preschoolers may struggle to make the transition to using the restroom at school.  Here are some tips to help your young child be ready to use the toilet when they attend school for the first time. Beyond Just Sitting There For parents, having a child relieve themselves in the toilet rather than a diaper is huge milestone in and of itself.

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    Making Sure My Kids Are On Track

    When was the last time you really thought about your kid's education? If you are like I was a few years ago, you might assume that your tots will learn everything they need to know once they start elementary school. However, this is a common misconception. When my wife started working as a school teacher, it became immediately clear to me that kids weren't as educated as their parents thought. We started thinking about it, and we decided to start taking our kid's education head on. We focused on math and science, and soon our child started to pick up the material. My blog is about incorporating education into your daily life, so that you can keep your kids on track.