Teaching Patience

In class, we encourage people to listen to others, to take turns speaking and to wait until a friend is finished, so they avoid interrupting. It can be helpful to coach children to listen to others and wait for a break in conversation to speak. When children are little, it may work more smoothly to … Continue reading Teaching Patience

Teaching Respect

In this day of award stealing moments and presidential bashing, I thought it is high time to blog about teaching children respect. As much as we focus on teaching them manners, respect seems to be falling by the wayside. There is a wide range of ways to approach this topic with children. I am going … Continue reading Teaching Respect