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You Are Your Child’s Favorite Toy

As your child grows and develops, it’s important to continue finding opportunities for the family to play together. Have fun and use the time to bond as a family. In… Read more »

Let’s Play!

Incorporating play into your family routine is another great way to establish strong family connections.   As we learned about in The Power of Play in Brain Development, play helps… Read more »

Self-Regulation is Key

Self-Regulation is Fundamental to Emotional Development Self-regulation is a child’s ability to manage their full range of emotions according to the situation. A child who has developed self-regulation can stop… Read more »

Parenting Doesn’t Come with a Manual

Our “Strengthening Families” series is all about the many ways you can build and maintain strong family togetherness. In this series, we will talk about age appropriate parenting strategies, how… Read more »

Frustration Tolerance

Today we’re finishing up our blog series on understanding temperament by discussing the final characteristic, frustration tolerance. A child’s patience and persistence levels can tell caregivers how a child copes… Read more »

Coping with Change

The third characteristic of temperament is the ability to cope with change. Coping with change refers to the ability to cope with and tolerate every day and larger changes.  Children… Read more »


The third characteristic of temperament is sociability. Sociability describes how children approach social situations and interact with other kids and adults. Some children are hesitant around people they don’t know…. Read more »

Activity Level

The second characteristic of temperament is activity level. This describes to what extent your child uses movement and physical skills to learn and explore the world. When it comes to… Read more »