your secret to kindergarten success

clarifying kindergarten readiness and equipping parents & kids for a strong kindergarten year

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Okay so you don’t need to fully stop saying these things, but you DO need to add in some other verbiage when you say these things, or at least start mixing it up. Why? I’ll break it down below. Kids become whatever we say they are and whatever we repeatedly tell them or however we […]

Listening, Relationship Builders

March 15, 2022

3 THINGS TO STOP SAYING TO YOUR CHILD RIGHT NOW:

stop saying these 3 things to your child

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School readiness has become quite the hot topic, and it can feel really overwhelming for parents! Although school is very different than 20 years ago, it’s not as terrifying as you think. Foundational skills that help your child become a strong learner is highly valuable. Building your child’s school skills can be easily woven into […]

School Success, Teacher Tips

March 8, 2022

5 things to do with your 4-year-old RIGHT NOW to boost their school skills:

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Every day your kiddo has some iPad time, and every day it’s a struggle to get him/her off of iPad time and onto the next thing. Some days it goes fine, but more often than not it takes a bit of time to transition away from the iPad. This could be for a number of […]

Behavior Basics, Teacher Tips, Time Savers

March 1, 2022

INSTALLING ROUTINES

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Emotional regulation is all over the education world, and if you’re a parent you’ve probably heard of it. If you haven’t heard those words exactly, you’ve DEFINITELY experienced your child working on it 😅. Helping your child learn how to emotionally regulate can be simple and easy to intertwine into your day-to-day life. I’m all […]

Feelings

February 8, 2022

Big Feelings in Little Kids

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Back-talking happens, but it doesn’t have to. AND I’m a firm believer that once you know how to navigate it, it should never be allowed. I’m guessing you also would like for it to never happen, too, so let’s get to the how-to, shall we?

Feelings, Listening

January 25, 2022

4 phrases to nix back-talking immediately

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Your child has big meltdowns, not sure how to help? Create a space for them to have the feelings AND learn how to work through them. Learn how here!

Feelings

January 11, 2022

Working Through Big Feelings Part 2

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Kids have big feelings sometimes. We can help create spaces where our kids feel safe and build independence to work through their feelings.

Feelings

December 14, 2021

Struggling to get through Meltdowns? Try a Feelings Corner

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Do you ever feel like no matter what you do your kids just won’t listen? I had days like that as a teacher. They were soooo frustrating. You’re trying to get things done, get your kids out the door with all their things, finish one full task, or the kids are arguing and just not […]

Listening

December 7, 2021

2 Steps to Getting Your Kids to Listen

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Can you picture 25 five year olds sitting still in silence for 10 minutes? No? Keep reading  ⬇️ Arrival Every day, the kids would walk in every day feeling allll sorts of feels. Have you ever been inside a school at arrival? It’s stressful!! Especially for the itty bitty kindergarteners. Kids are loud, pushing, teasing, […]

Relationship Builders, Time Savers

November 30, 2021

One Simple Hack for a Smooth Day

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Several holidays are fast approaching and that means getting off the usual routine for your kiddos. Kids thrive on consistency and routines, so these unique days can easily lead to meltdowns, undesired behavior, and some big feelings. Holidays are such a wonderful time, though, so we want to be able to enjoy them and help […]

Behavior Basics, Holiday Success

November 16, 2021

3 Simple Steps to Holidays Without Meltdowns

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