Category: Parenting

Ideas for Teaching Safety in Child Development

Child proofing is essential to a house or day care center when little ones are involved. It’s amazing what little ones can get into once they become keeping kids safemobile. You’ll want to make sure you’re taking every precaution to keep your little one’s environment safe. Trying to decide what to teach about the safety of children can be difficult as all of the topics are important.

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Family Birth Order

Study after study shows that birth order plays a huge role in developing one’s personality. Each birth order position has a unique set of characteristics. This lesson engages every student in the class because everyone has a birth order position…

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Strong Family Traits Inspired by Duck Dynasty

There’s a lot of buzz out there about this popular TV show called “Duck Dynasty” so I decided to watch it and discovered that it would be a great show to illustrate the traits of a strong family. This lesson introduces the traits of strong families to students, helps them recognize the traits in their own families as well as others, and then students create a PSA to help spread the word on the importance of strong families.

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Sensory Play

From birth children begin to learn about their world through their senses. Research even tells us that sensory play contributes to brain development. This lesson focuses on why caregivers need to provide sensory rich environments for children and challenges students…

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Time to Feed the Baby: Homemade or Store Bought?

  New parents are faced with a lot of new experiences and decisions that need to be made. Upon birth a new parent must decide whether or not to breast feed or bottle feed. Then when the infant reaches approximately…

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Looking for Parenting Curriculum? Check out COPE24! (sponsored post)

Every so often I will write a sponsored post. I allow companies who have products or services that I think would be helpful to you as readers advertise through a sponsored post. COPE24 is a parenting curriculum that is unique in that it is not a typical lecture style DVD but rather a DVD with realistic scenarios that parents deal with that are open ended allowing for plenty of discussion opportunities.

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