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February 10, 2018

How To Make Hot Chocolate/Cocoa Playdough

It smells so yummy that I want to eat it all up! | It is like playing with candy! | The whole room smells like chocolate! | It smells like a chocolate factory! Children love to play with dough. And no wonder! They can squish and pound it and form it into fascinating shapes. Making […]

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January 29, 2018

Tummy Time – Why is it so important?

[quote author_name=”Jenni Rice” author_description=”Director & Owner” author_image=”https://www.halseyschools.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Jenni-Rice-Owner-Director.jpg” size=”small” style=”solid”] When your baby is awake and someone is watching her, your baby should spend as much time as possible on her tummy. However, to reduce the risk of sudden unexpected infant death (SUIDs),  including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), it is important to always put your baby to sleep […]

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November 14, 2017

How to Acknowledge Instead of Praise

[quote author_name=”Jenni Rice” author_description=”Director & Owner” author_image=”https://www.halseyschools.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Jenni-Rice-Owner-Director.jpg” size=”small” style=”solid”] You’ve probably said “good job!” 1000s of times. I know I have. But there are better ways to offer acknowledgment and authentic support to your children. [/quote] Narrate what you see When you make short objective statements like, “You painted a picture of a house,” or […]

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