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Watch and Download Full Movie Creating The World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins (2009)

31 Oct

Creating The World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins (2009) HD Director : – Release : November 17, 2009 Country : United States of America. Production Company : New Wave Entertainment. Language : English. Runtime : 63 Genre : Documentary. ‘Creating The World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins’ is a Continue Reading

Become a Master Communicator with Your Child by Following Four Simple Rules

9 Sep

By Jude Bijou Were your parents good communicators? Do your words or tone feel threatening to your family members? Are you often unable to get your message across?  Do you struggle to say what you mean? You aren’t alone if you find good communication difficult. We just weren’t taught about how regardless of whether we’re Continue Reading

Why Do Some Kids Learn Kindness and Others Learn Aggression and Violence?

6 Jul

By Laurie Berdahl, M.D. Sixteen-year-old Amy Anita Joyner-Francis was killed in her high school bathroom in a preplanned attack by three teenage girls. One 16-year-old has been charged with criminally negligent homicide. Ironically, Amy was described by many as a compassionate student who worked to reduce violence and fighting. Many youth today suffer from being Continue Reading

On the Emotions of the “Out-of-Sync” Tween and Teen

27 May

By Carol Stock Kranowitz At recess, Emma, 9, refuses to participate in jump-rope or four-square games. Emma is over-responsive to movement sensations, which terrify her. She tells her friends, “I’m no good at that.” At the front door, Aiden, 10, waits for his mother to tie his shoelaces. He has dyspraxia, and sequencing the actions Continue Reading

5 Fun Ways to Stimulate Your Child’s Creative, Social and Emotional Skills This Summer

16 May

By Rosie Linder As the school year nears the finish line, children anxiously dream about swimming pools, days at the beach or lake, family vacations and other fun-filled promises of what summer brings. Unfortunately, in today’s competitive world, educators seem to advocate for ongoing academic education throughout the summer, robbing children of their so-called “summer Continue Reading

Don’t Eat the Paint and Other Such Sensible Lessons

1 Sep

By Suzanna Parpos In somewhat timid waters, he treaded. It was only natural – the thought of starting at a new school lends itself to those types of jitters. In fact, all new things in life have that sort of tendency of making us feel apprehensive. Somewhere along the way, curiosity and anticipation can transform Continue Reading

What Is AHT?

3 Aug

By Deborah Sorrentino It’s critical that parents of infants are aware of abusive head trauma (AHT), formerly known as shaken baby syndrome. AHT is an avoidable infant injury resulting from aggressive handling. It can cause minor head injury to severe head trauma or death. The American Academy of Pediatrics cites at least 1,200 seriously injured infants and 80 Continue Reading

Five Things to Know About Challenging Behavior

17 Jun

By Emily Potts Callejas & Mary Watson Avery Whether it is a tantrum in the supermarket or a refusal to participate in Circle Time, responding to challenging behavior in young children can be one of the most common – and yet toughest part of being a parent or an early childhood educator. The fact that Continue Reading

Managing Childhood Emotions

21 Jan

By Dr. Donna Housman As parents, if you were told there was one thing you could do to greatly improve your child’s social and intellectual development, would you hesitate? Our children’s ability to control their emotions is critical to their own social and cognitive development. And how we as parents react to and manage our Continue Reading