Nurturing the Heart of a Child.
Category: Child Care

Biting is a behavior that can cause a great deal of angst in parents and teachers alike. There are several reasons for biting at different stages of development.  Babies may bite when they are teething or exploring. I have heard parents make silly, affectionate statements like, “I love you so much, I could just eat […]

I was listening to a talk show host interview a mom about her new book on parenting. This mom has three grown children, one of whom was recently killed in Afghanistan serving as a Navy Seal. She attributed the success of her children to the fact that she raised them to be “strong and independent.” […]

One of the things I have always loved about being a teacher is that each year there is a new beginning.  We may teach year round but typically once a year there is at least a slightly different mix of children and a feeling of a new start. As we begin again this fall, one […]