Posts Tagged "challenge"

I want it! You’re not my friend anymore!

I want it! You’re not my friend anymore!

Do these situations sound familiar? At a recent in-service training for preschool teachers, I was asked a few questions about children fighting. These could come up at home or at school, so I wanted to share them with you. Although these sample responses were designed for younger children, they actually apply to older children as well. That's no surprise when you remember that the Language of...

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Freedom From “Life Lessons”

Freedom From “Life Lessons”

Remember the little girl who started all this (Language of Listening®) way back at age four when she had a problem at her preschool then suddenly couldn't leave my leg? And I sought help from an internationally known play therapist, Dr. Garry Landreth, because she was only a few months away from starting Kindergarten? By age 26, here's how the world seemed to Colleen as voiced during her...

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Screen Time Success

Screen Time Success

Parents hear a lot about how important it is to limit their child's screen time, a decision made difficult by how much kids enjoy it. What with all the studies and experts concluding that too much can affect everything from physical health to success in school, it's easy to panic when it looks like your child is addicted. As both a babysitter and a member of the first internet generation I have a...

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Fear to Fun in 5 Steps

Fear to Fun in 5 Steps

Fear! It started with a marketing campaign I launched for our handbook, SAY WHAT YOU SEE®. I was fine putting something up on the website, but the idea of marketing by putting myself out there made me want to run away. Here are the 5 steps I took to move from debilitating fear to fun in only 10 days! STEP 1: Start wherever you are and say what you see to yourself. (Hint: Friends and coaches who...

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