Category Archives: Early Childhood

The Seven Senses

By Gill Connell and Cheryl McCarthy, coauthors of A Moving Child Is a Learning Child: How the Body Teaches the Brain to Think (Birth to Age 7). This post was originally published on the Moving Smart Blog. Seven? Yes, seven. … Continue reading

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Teaching Children the Value of Making Mistakes: A Case Study with Myself

By William T. Mulcahy, LPC, NCC, CEAP, author of the Zach Rules series Perhaps the most important habit I promote as a therapist and children’s author is healthy coping. Basically this means helping people learn and practice being able to … Continue reading

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Talking to Young Children About Differences

By Cindy Gainer, author of I’m Like You, You’re Like Me: A Book About Understanding and Appreciating Each Other I had an opportunity the other day, when the weather in this part of Pennsylvania was unusually warm, to take a … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids to Use Positive Self-Talk

By Allison Wedell Schumacher Believe it or not, one of my proudest parenting moments happened in the middle of the night when I was lying in bed. My daughter, who was about four years old at the time, had gotten … Continue reading

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Enter to win the Zach Rules series!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Ann Brown! This month we’re giving away all three books in the Zach Rules series. Each book presents a single, simple story line involving everyday problems common with kids ages 5 … Continue reading

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