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Preschoolers and the Value of Learning to Wait

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There are so many things we need to teach our toddlers, such as how to put on their t-shirt and how to brush their teeth, but we also need to teach our toddlers how to wait.

Waiting is challenging for our young children, because their developing brains haven’t grasped abstract concepts yet. This means that they can’t fully appreciate what will happen if they actually DO wait patiently. They just don’t have self-control yet.

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Getting Your Kids to Sleep

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How's everyone sleeping at your house? Recently, I sat down with Shelly Perkins and Bill Bevins over at the Lite98 studios to talk about stages of sleep and how to set up a great sleep environment. Check it out!

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Tips for Helping the Shy Child

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Did you know that nearly 50% of adults in the United States are believed to be shy?

Why are people shy? It is a normal, adaptive response to a potentially overwhelming social experience. By being somewhat shy, children can withdraw temporarily and gain a sense of control. Generally, as children gain experience with unfamiliar people, shyness wanes.

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Nurturing and Support Needed for Optimal Brain Development

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Did you see the news? Those extra hugs and quiet moments with your children can make a world of difference. An article came out recently that said “Nurturing Moms May Help Their Child's Brain Develop”. That makes sense, doesn’t it?

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Snow Queen 2012, Catherine Ciucci shares her story!

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Once Upon A Time...

Every girl wants to be a princess! We grow up watching movies about simple maids becoming royalty, playing dress-up in our mother’s pearls and waiting for our prince to come. But becoming a princess is more than just a dress and a tiara. It takes a good heart, a strong will and (most importantly) a dream. My dream is what led me to becoming Richmond’s Snow Queen.

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[Play of the Week] International Friendship Week!

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We put PLAY in capital letters because it is so important to human development.

It is the vehicle children use to learn, cope, self correct and explore the world. CMoR is so dedicated to promoting play we incorporate it into everything we do.

Each week we will post on the website a new ‘PLAY of the Week’ activity for you to do with your family. It will be an unplugged activity that can be done at the dining room table, in the tub, at the park or just about any place.

Friendship Week

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[Play of the Week] Calendar Making

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We put PLAY in capital letters because it is so important to human development.

It is the vehicle children use to learn, cope, self correct and explore the world. CMoR is so dedicated to promoting play we incorporate it into everything we do.

Each week we will post on the website a new ‘PLAY of the Week’ activity for you to do with your family. It will be an unplugged activity that can be done at the dining room table, in the tub, at the park or just about any place.

Make your own Calendar

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[Play of the Week] "All About Me" Collage

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We put PLAY in capital letters because it is so important to human development.

It is the vehicle children use to learn, cope, self correct and explore the world. CMoR is so dedicated to promoting play we incorporate it into everything we do.

Each week we will post on the website a new ‘PLAY of the Week’ activity for you to do with your family. It will be an unplugged activity that can be done at the dining room table, in the tub, at the park or just about any place.

Crafting a Collage

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[Play of the Week] Cotton Ball Snowman Craft

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We put PLAY in capital letters because it is so important to human development.

It is the vehicle children use to learn, cope, self correct and explore the world. CMoR is so dedicated to promoting play we incorporate it into everything we do.

Each week we will post on the website a new ‘PLAY of the Week’ activity for you to do with your family. It will be an unplugged activity that can be done at the dining room table, in the tub, at the park or just about any place.

Winter crafts with cotton balls

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[Play of the Week] Holiday Cookie Making

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We put PLAY in capital letters because it is so important to human development.

It is the vehicle children use to learn, cope, self correct and explore the world. CMoR is so dedicated to promoting play we incorporate it into everything we do.

Each week we will post on the website a new ‘PLAY of the Week’ activity for you to do with your family. It will be an unplugged activity that can be done at the dining room table, in the tub, at the park or just about any place.

Sugar Cookie Decorating

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