At Bright Beginnings Learning Academy our children under 2 bring their own food daily. Probably the most common question we get is “What's a good first food to send to school?” or “What do I feed my toddler?”
We most often see 3 different ways people feed their babies as they start eating their first foods. Read More
“Say you are sorry!” A mother demands.
Her child shouts the words “I’m sorry!” while he still pulls the toy out of their friend’s hands.
Words have value and purpose. We have this wonderful, colorful vocabulary to discuss how we feel and see the world. We use our words to convey thoughts, ideas, passions, to grow and help others to grow. One of the most wonderful things we teach our children is to speak. More importantly than teaching them letters, words, and sentences is teaching them the meaning behind the syllables.
So how do we teach young children empathy? And what can we do that will be more effective than forcing them to repeat “I’m sorry.” in a mocking bird fashion? Read More