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Talking with Students About Online Sexual Content

By Liz Bergren We all know that the rise of the internet has created amazing opportunities for us to access information within seconds. We understand that we have access to anything we want at our fingertips. We love this access, … Continue reading

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Start ’em Young: Preventing Bullying in Preschool

By Allison Wedell Schumacher When you were dreaming of being a parent, chances are your dreams didn’t include a call from your child’s school telling you that he or she was bullying a classmate. No parent wants to think their … Continue reading

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Beyond the Playdate: Practicing Social Skills at Home

By Allison Wedell Schumacher In my other, pre-parent life, I was a professional actress. And while that may sound glamorous, it usually meant long hours rehearsing plays or musicals for shockingly low pay. Some say the rule of thumb is … Continue reading

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Guiding Dreams: 6 Activities to Help Young Children Set and Achieve Goals

By Cheri J. Meiners, author of Dream On! A book about possibilities I was recently introduced to a study by Walter Mischel that was conducted at Stanford in the 1960s. In a controlled environment, children ages four through six were given … Continue reading

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Every Child Is Different: Possible Signs of Sexual Abuse

By Allison Wedell Schumacher If you’re a parent or early childhood educator, you don’t need me to tell you that every child is different, meaning behavior that signifies a problem in one child may signify absolutely nothing in another. Is she … Continue reading

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