Child Development

How to Raise Socially Responsible Children

All parents want their children to be well-liked by adults and peers alike. They want them to grow up into socially responsible and respectful adults. But this is especially challenging when culture doesn’t often reward honorable behavior and instead tolerates dysfunction. How can parents fight the uphill battle and win?  What Does “Socially Responsible” Mean? […]

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Navigating the Conversation: Childcare in Kentucky

Childcare is a necessity for families—it’s a cornerstone of early childhood education and economic growth. In Kentucky, discussions surrounding childcare challenges and possible solutions are continuing to find solutions for all families currently struggling to find reliable daycare facilities that meet their needs and standards. The demand for early childhood education programs continues to grow,

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Teachers Give Their Tips to Improve Patience in Children

While we tend to attribute impatience to children, everyone struggles with patience to a certain degree. Our fast-paced, instant-gratification culture usually allows us to avoid waiting for things we want.   Children are already prone to impatience. It’s no surprise that children these days, surrounded by instant gratification, usually lack patience. However, everyone would agree that

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Preschool Ideas: The History of St. Patrick’s Day

As we honor the legacy of St. Patrick, let’s embark on a journey to discover the roots of this beloved holiday and explore engaging activities perfect for 3-5-year-olds in daycare, and early childhood education settings. The History of St. Patrick’s Day: St. Patrick’s Day traces its origins back to the 17th century when it was

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What Is Quality Literature? (Plus Age-Appropriate Book Guide)

You may have heard about the importance of reading to your child, but what books are best? Are they all created equally? How important is it to read quality literature? Quality literature opens your child’s world, inspires their imagination, and helps them learn grammar, sentence structure, vocabulary, art appreciation, and social and emotional skills. They

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