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Understanding Preschool Anxiety: 3 Quick Tips to Help Manage Your Child’s Separation Anxiety

 

 

Separation anxiety is a common experience in preschool children and usually occurs when preschooler’s struggle if kept apart from their caregiver.

Like in adults, children can experience physical symptoms of anxiety such as feeling fidgety, finding it hard to concentrate or trouble sleeping.

Children under 5 are beginning to understand the world around them and with this newfound knowledge comes a need to express their worries.

Preschool is a fantastic environment for your child to play with others and learn valuable life skills.

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Be that as it may, for some children, being dropped off can be a difficult experience, particularly for preschoolers who haven’t spent much time away from home without a caregiver.

Separation anxiety can negatively affect a child’s daily life. Even more importantly, watching your child become tearful can be upsetting and confusing.

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It’s important to remember that anxiety is a normal emotion and a response to our fears and uncertainties.

But how can you help your preschooler to manage their worries?

Discover our pick of 3 quick strategies to ease your preschooler’s separation anxiety.

10 Fun New Year’s Resolutions for Preschool Children (2019)

 


New Year’s Resolutions are an interesting way to start the year afresh. 2018 has been another busy year at our Kids Konnect preschools in
Oakland, Pacifica and San Mateo - we’ve even celebrated our 10th year. But how can your child get 2019 off to the best start?

Setting goals is an important part of your preschool child’s early development. Making commitments teaches children how to be responsible and creating resolutions together can be a great way to start good habits from a young age.

Try sitting down with your child and talking to them about how New Year can be an exciting time for growth and change. Letting your child come up with their own ideas is an opportunity for family bonding in a fun and exciting way.

Encourage your preschooler to set some resolutions and then evaluate the options to come up with the most specific and achievable choices. Remember to keep things positive too – challenges that start with “I am going to…” are much more positive than saying “I am going to stop…”

So, would you like some ideas to get started? Discover our pick of 10 fun New Year’s resolutions that are perfect for preschool children in 2019 below.


 

The Importance of Talking to Your Preschool Child: 5 Conversation Tips

 

Enjoying frequent, meaningful conversations with your preschool child is essential for their social and emotional development.

Even in the first 5 years of life, children learn valuable social and emotional skills through interactions and discussions with caregivers and their peers that benefit their cognitive abilities.

At our Pacifica, Oakland and San Mateo preschools, talking is a big part of your preschooler’s day, but what are some easy ways to encourage talking and how can you both enjoy better conversations at home?

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Read on for our 5 essential talking tips.

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