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Do you promote emotional literacy in your little one?

The child learns to control their reactions

Emotional literacy emerged with neuroscientific researches in the 90s, seeking to understand how the brain works its thoughts and emotions. As we recognize the feelings that bother us, we learn how to manage them and make assertive decisions according to what we are feeling. The child learns to control their reactions.  In order to educate…

How can play help during the quarantine (and all year round)?

parents play with your children

I know, keeping a child with so much energy to burn inside the home the entire day in times like this is quite challenging! Oh, trust me, I know!!! I had my share of rainy and snow days in my career and looking back on those isolated incidents feels nothing like what we are going…

Is there a best way to deal with tantrums?

kisd makes tantrums

Tantrum is a normal behavior in the healthy development of a child. It is an immature way to negotiate their wishes when they still don’t have the necessary emotional control to navigate certain situations. This part of the brain that controls their impulses is still developing and especially during these challenging times in which we…

The benefits of routines for children

The benefits of routines for children

It’s so essential for a child to build a pattern of orderly by establishing predictable rituals and habits that contribute to healthy development. Children need the sense of security that predictable routines bring, and it will also prepare them down the road to be an adult who has discipline, honor their commitments and responsibilities.  Routines…

17 Years Spreading The Love

Nanny Thaty

Today marks 17 years since I came to the United States, fulfilling my childhood dream that keeps on making me more and more fulfilled. Being able to take care of the most precious beings in the family, to be the support, their security blanket, their confidant, their guide, their coach and their cheerleader. Helping in…