Obvious or Oblivious

Obvious or Oblivious

Last fall, my son began attending a new preschool in our area. Our first afternoon of picking him up, we experienced the dreaded conversation every parent fears. Apparently, he cried for much of the day, was angry at certain points, and refused to participate in many...
Safety in the Shake-Up

Safety in the Shake-Up

From several years of serving with preschoolers, I know that consistency equals safety in the mind and heart of a preschooler. Based on that, I should not have been surprised by a recent explosive episode with one of my few who struggles with separation anxiety and...
Ministers of Messy

Ministers of Messy

How can you tell if a preschooler is having a good time when you walk into a room? You only need to look around.  Is the room a complete and utter mess? If so, good job! They are having fun! There are few moments of greater joy for a child than unrestrained play. Put...

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