• Transitioning to Bedtime

    August 25, 2021

    As a provider, families may come to you with concerns about their child’s sleep. Caregivers may notice that children become upset when it’s time to go to bed. Meltdowns are totally normal, and it’s very common around transitions like bedtime. Here are a few suggestions you can offer to families to make sleep transitions easier:…Read More

  • Making Goodbyes Easier

    August 18, 2021

    As a provider, you may have families raising concerns with you about their child’s separation anxiety as they go back to school. Separation anxiety is a normal phase of development, where children become distressed when they are separated from their caregiver. Here are a few tips you can offer to families to help make goodbyes easier:…Read More

  • School Readiness

    August 11, 2021

    Research shows that children’s foundational knowledge at the beginning of school can have a lasting impact on their academic trajectory. As a provider, you can discuss with families ways that they can promote their child’s academic knowledge and explain that children learn best through everyday play and firsthand experiences. Keep reading for ways you can…Read More

  • Tick Tips

    August 4, 2021

    You can weave promoting development into discussing common medical issues! This time of year, many families may be concerned about ticks and how to prevent Lyme disease. You can help families develop routines to make tick bites and Lyme disease less likely and to discuss the importance of routines, outdoor play, and promoting a child’s…Read More