Turn Your Toddler’s NO Into Yes

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailTurn Your Toddler’s NO Into Yes Dear Dr. Heather, Our 2-year-old is so different all of a sudden – she says “NO” to all of the things she used to love! Last weekend, we asked her if she wanted to go to the beach – her favorite place. She[Read more]

When it’s “bullying” – and when it’s not

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailWhen it’s “bullying” – and when it’s not Recently a parent stopped me, worried about a 6-year-old “bully” who was causing trouble in the classroom. The child in question — in my observation — wasn’t a bully, but rather a fairly typical little girl, testing out her advanced verbal[Read more]

Finding The Right Preschool

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFinding The Right Preschool Dear Dr. Heather, What should I be looking for in a preschool for my son? Signed, Cory in Kihei   Dear Cory, I consult at preschools a lot. What I’ve noticed is how much the atmosphere varies from classroom to classroom. A great classroom is[Read more]

Help! My kindergartener hates school all of a sudden

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHelp! My kindergartener hates school all of a sudden Dear Dr. Heather, My son Ethan started out in kindergarten this year. We all thought he was ready. He loved it at first – but now we have to drag a screaming child to class every morning. His teacher is[Read more]