Constraints Actually Encourage Creativity

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Providing constraints can lead to more creativity. A blank piece…

Impact of a Smile

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Turn that frown upside down – really. There is a song that…

There is Power in Hands of Early Educators

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Young children spend a large number of hours in an environment…

Curiosity May be the Most Important Skill for a Child to Learn

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When you read this title you may have said to yourself, “What…

Bringing Heart into your Community

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Each year I ask my staff what community means, the usual responses…

Take Control of Your Time

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I saw some interesting information on EntreLeadership’s site.…

User's Group is Great Resource to Connect with Other Users

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“Quite simply, it’s a tremendous resource for any user.”  …

Teachers Have First Day Jitters Too

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When you think of first day jitters, you think of the children…

Switching 'Fix'ation to Serving

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Mommies do it. Teachers do it. Well, if you’re honest, everyone…

Separation Anxiety in Children (and Parents)

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Separation Anxiety in Children (and Parents) Tearful, tantrum-filled…

Ditch The “I’m Busy” Bit

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It’s something we all say – almost without thinking. “I’m…

Is Teasing Simply Funny or Hurtful?

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Is Teasing Simply Funny or Hurtful? “I was only teasing.” How…

Scheduling for Maximum Preschool Enrollment

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Your schedule of preschool classes and additional family / class…

Teaching Kids About Stranger Danger

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When it comes to educating children about strangers, you have…

Effectively Praising Kids

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Praise is a way that adults can use to tell children that they…

More Evidence That Children Need the Outdoors

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Seems that I’m seeing more and more evidence that children…

Worried About Productivity? Manage Your Time

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What is something that center directors don’t have enough of?…

Where Teachers Work: A Child Care Center Breakdown

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“A recent report on childcare centers in the United States…