Older Infant: Relationships With Other Children

Posted by Nate McCallister on December 15, 2015
Older infant talking on phone.

Be on the lookout for rising mobile phone bills if your plan fails to cover unlimited imaginary minutes. Older infants enjoy pretending to talk on the phone. They use toy phones–sometimes real phones–to talk to friends, family, and fictitious characters. … Read More

Younger Infant: Relationships With Other Children

Posted by Nate McCallister on December 14, 2015
One infant pulls another infants shirt as he leans forward.

Ever notice how when one infant starts to cry, other infants nearby cry too? No, it’s not your imagination. It happens. Though, these sympathy cries threaten to overwork eardrums, they can be a good sign. When infants cry upon hearing … Read More

Toddler: Self-Regulation

Posted by Nate McCallister on December 9, 2015
Toddler putting on shoes without help.

Self-regulation is an important part of social emotional development for toddlers. Healthy relationships are the cornerstone for progress in this domain. At this stage, children begin to understand limitations, start to show an ability to manage own behavior, become increasingly … Read More

Older Infant: Self-Regulation

Posted by Nate McCallister on December 7, 2015
Older infant drinking from bottle.

Self-regulation is an important part of social emotional development for infants. Healthy relationships are the cornerstone for progress in this domain. At this stage, children begin to understand limitations, start to show an ability to manage own behavior, become increasingly … Read More

Preschool: Risk Taking

Posted by Nate McCallister on December 7, 2015
Children-Flying-Like-Ariplane-on-Skateboards

Positive attitudes and dispositions determine children’s ability to learn. We want children to develop positive approaches to learning in terms of their social interaction and ability to obtain new information so they can thrive as learners. Age: 3-5 Years Old … Read More

Preschool: Curiosity

Posted by Nate McCallister on December 5, 2015
Preschooler pointing finger at chin looking inquisitivly off camera.

Positive attitudes and dispositions determine children’s ability to learn. We want children to develop positive approaches to learning in terms of their social interaction and ability to obtain new information so they can thrive as learners. Age: 3-5 Years Old … Read More

Younger Infant: Self-Regulation

Posted by Nate McCallister on December 5, 2015
Infant opening mouth as spoon with food is approaching.

Self-regulation is an important part of social emotional development for infants. Healthy relationships are the cornerstone for progress in this domain. At this stage, children begin to understand limitations, start to show an ability to manage own behavior, become increasingly … Read More

Toddler: Self-Awareness

Posted by Nate McCallister on December 3, 2015
Toddler looking in mirror touching cheek.

Self-awareness is an important part of social emotional development for toddlers. Healthy relationships are the cornerstone for progress in this domain. At this stage, toddlers become aware that they are separate form others, begin to identify feelings, and gain confidence … Read More

Older Infant: Self-Awareness

Posted by Nate McCallister on December 2, 2015
Surprised older infant.

The development of self-awareness is an important part of social emotional development for infants. In this stage of development you can see children grow more and more aware of their own needs and feelings. Age: 8-18 Months Domain: Social Emotional … Read More