The Top Ten Preschool Parenting Problems and What to Do about Them!
by Roslyn Ann Duffy
Put your staff and parents all on the same page! The Top Ten Preschool Parenting Problems and what to do about them! The title says it all: Here you have the perfect way to put staff and parents all on the same page - working together in harmony on the most common challenges of preschool parenting. From long-time contributing author to Exchange magazine Roslyn Duffy!
#1: Whining - How can that high-pitched little voice wield so much power?
#2: Not Listening - What we really mean is that she doesn’t do what she is told to do.
#3: Meltdowns - Meltdown is easy to predict when whining and listening isn’t working.
#4: Negotation and Manipulation - When does negotiation stop and manipulation begin?
#5: Morning Hassles, Mealtime Mischief, Bedtime Blues - Daily life can sure wear us down.
#6: Sibling Fights - Think ‘relationships and skills’ instead of ‘whodunit.’
#7: Clean-Up and Chores - Let’s start at the beginning when we welcome baby . . .
#8: Bathroom Battles - Sparkling hands and teeth without battles.
#9: Hurting - Hitting, kicking, pinching, spitting, biting . . .
#10: Bad Language - Potty talk, swearing, name-calling . . .
More Problems and Universal Tools - Whatever the problem, certain basic tools will help.