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CHILD-DIRECTED PLAY

CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, Seattle, WA Children’s Resource Center ONE TECHNIQUE FOR IMPROVING A CHILD’S BEHAVIOR AND SELF-ESTEEM Definition: Child Directed Play (CDP) is one-to-one play interaction between a parent and (one) child in which the child is helped to direct and lead the play in any way the child wishes, unless there is harmful or destructive activity. Recommended Age of Child: Primarily for children ages
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Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood by Jim Fay and Charles Fay

Love and Logic Book Summary and Notes By Lily Talley There are so many parenting books out there and the Love and Logic book is one of the good ones.  It is filled with practical advise on parenting.  It also makes the techniques fun.  Some parenting books, after reading it, makes you feel inadequate.  Although it gave you some good advice, you feel that
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HOW CAN EXERCISE IMPROVE LEARNING?

How Can Exercise Improve Learning? a book summary of Spark:  A Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain by John Ratey by Lily Talley Dear Parents, We send our children to preschool to prepare their minds for learning more complex concepts in school.  However, we should also take account that preparing them to be physically fit right now can also greatly help them
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123 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12

123 Magic:  Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 By Thomas Phelan Book Summary by Lily Talley HI parents!  I just want to pass this on again to you guys.  I just finished this book and it has some great tips on parenting.  I highly recommend buying the book and then reading these notes.  It has tons of practical tips on many disciplining situations you can
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When is my child ready for potty training?

When is My Child Ready for Potty Training? Potty training young children can be frustrating for parents and child care providers.  One way to alleviate that frustration is to acknowledge that there is no perfect age at which potty training must be completed. The ability to master toilet training is a developmental process. A good number of children are not physiologically ready to be
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Successful Open Tour Day for the 2 year old class

Thank you very much parents for coming to our open tour day today!  We are very happy to have you at our school and to have your kids explore our fun toys.  It was our pleasure to hear your wonderful feedbacks.  As we mentioned, we have limited spaces on our two year old class and we encourage you to enroll soon. We are looking
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Tips for Managing Separation Anxiety in Young Children

Separation anxiety is a stage of development in which children become anxious, nervous, or scared upon separation from a parent. Separation Anxiety with kids can begin as early as 8 months and can occur into early school years. It is most common in children around the age of 2 as they more firmly develop a sense of self. It can be expressed in as
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Preschool for 2 year olds, Queen Anne, Seattle

Dear Parents, We are going to open a two year old class at our preschool this fall.  Currently we have a preschool for 3-5 year olds and due to great interests, we are excited to add a 2 year old class as well. We will be holding two open tour days specifically for the parents of 2 year old children.  The first day is
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Seattle Learning Center, Preschool and Playcare in Queen Anne

Dear Parents, We updated our tuition rates to accommodate your needs.  If you have any questions please call us at 206-799-2845 or email us at:  info@seattlelearningcenter.com. Best regards, Lily Talley www.seattlelearningcenter.com Tuition schedule (per month) Fees (including food) Preschool Only Full-time (4-5 days a week) Part-time (2-3 days a week) 3 and 4 year olds $675 $495 5 year olds $645 $465 Including Playcare
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Relocating to Seattle? Looking for a preschool?

If you are relocating to Seattle, there are a number of resources out there to help you transition into your new life.  For example: www.relocatingtoseattle.com www.seattle.net/information/relocate http://www.seattlechamber.com Families with young children have to look for preschools and daycare ahead of time in order to get a spot for the desired school year.  Living in Seattle can be very expensive compared to the cities in
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