Category Archives: From the Director – Howell

Parent Tips for Aggressive Behaviors

As the Center Director I am always being asked by parents why is my child acting out? I often explain to parents that children resort to aggressive behaviors because of a lack of wisdom, self-control or words to express how they are feeling. It is not a sign that a child is hateful or mean. Kids are human beings and human beings will get
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Planning for positive guidance

Guiding children’s behavior is something done throughout the day, not just when a child acts in a way that is unsafe or unacceptable. You guide behavior by establishing predictable routines, setting clear rules with children, and modeling kindness and respect. You are also attentive and aware of what is going on. Together, these actions help children feel noticed, confident, and secure. Children experience your
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April Events

April is the Month of the Young Child This special month was created to raise awareness of the needs of our youngest children and those who work with them.  During the month we will be celebrating our children through many different activities. Purple was the color chosen to represent this terrific month.  Throughout April we are inviting all of our staff, families and the
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Outdoor Fun

The Benefits of Outdoor Play After a very long very cold winter stuck inside, the sun is finally shining and the temperature is above freezing. All of the children at the center are happy to feel the sun shine on their faces and wind against their backs. As teachers, we are thrilled to be able to take our amazing young learners outside to play
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