One way to know how our kids are doing in school is to ask who their FAVORITE and NOT SO FAVORITE playmates are for the day and WHY.
I tried this many times with Mia and I get interesting tiny details I would have no way of knowing if my question is just the usual, “How was your day?”
It also gives me an idea who she often hangs out with and if there might be kids who are bullying her. Ding ding! Continue reading →
If you’re wondering why your preschooler cannot sleep at night and you’ve already eliminated sugar high, new toys, scary movies, illnesses, or overstimulation, it may be because there are little things bothering him in school. Yes, just like adults, they think about their troubles at night too.
The school is a social environment and oftentimes, kids get anxious or confused as to why teachers and classmates act in certain ways.
The only problem is they don’t tell us right away. It could be because they cannot talk very well yet or we’re probably not asking the right questions to bring it out. Continue reading →
One of my favorite imagination games with Mia is what we call Has It Ever Rained.
Whenever we need to pass time or put up with long waits, we always imagine what it would be like if one day, it’s not water that falls but something else. Continue reading →