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As we approach Thanksgiving, we are all preparing the food, some may be preparing for their Black Friday plans and all of us are knowing that the time from Thanksgiving to Christmas will pass very quickly.  Stop and pause.  What are you Thankful for?  What...

"Strong willed children are extra determined."   When things don't go as planned, they may be angry.  They may stomp their feet or shut down. Acknowledge they are frustrated.  Tell them that you understand they are mad.  They didn't get what they wanted and sometimes in...

Veteran's Day dates back to the end of World War I (November 11, 1918). Many people confuse Veteran's Day with Memorial Day.  Memorial day is for any service person that lost their life.  Veteran's Day is any service person who previously served. How can we teach...

[video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://www.littlenewtons.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Little-Newtons-Talking-to-Kids-About-the-Election-WFLD-11.3.18-1.mp4"][/video] As usual, we can use the events around us as opportunities to grow our Children.  Talking to Children about Issues that we are facing, or the fact that we study and learn about a candidate and then go to the poll to...

[video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://www.littlenewtons.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Little-Newtons-Talking-to-Toddlers-WCCO-10.15.18.mp4"][/video] Zero to Five is the most crucial age for development especially with the Language Explosion happening in Toddlerhood.  We, as parents, have a crucial role in building their language skills at this age by talking to them!...

Turnover is a problem plaguing the Early Childhood field.  There are many citable percentages ranging from 25-35 percent nationally.  Little Newtons runs around 15-20 percent. Click the link to watch the interview for more on how to ease the transition when there is a new...