Category - School Challenges
PAMP interviews Parents Place about tantrums
“Ask the Expert” Question and Answer: Article for PAMP 08-12 Question: Our 3-year-old just started preschool this week. His teachers tell us that he’s doing great and he really seems to like it… but when he’s home with us, it’s a nuclear melt down a couple times a day! Clearly this is a really hard transition for him, I don’t want to indulge his tantrums, but I also want to be sensitive and emotionally supportive. What can we do? Answer: Starting preschool is a very exciting and important milestone for any 3 –year-old. It is very common for the first… Continue Reading
For Parents of Children who Suffer from Anxiety….
The start of the school year may strike fear and panic in their heart. Back to school rituals like shopping for school supplies or for new school clothes illicit scenes of tantrums and tears. While you are focusing on helping your child calm their fears and adjust to the year ahead, it is also important to focus on your own self-care. Easier said than done you say. No question about it! However, while it takes some effort the following suggestions will help ease the transition not only for your child but for you as well: 1) Prepare in advance:… Continue Reading