social and emotional development
August 7, 2023

Research shows success in school involves both cognitive & social-emotional skills

Did you know that children who are helpful and share in kindergarten are more likely to graduate college and have a full-time job by the age of 25? Children who have problems resolving conflicts, sharing, cooperating and listening as kindergarteners may be less likely to finish high school and college.
April 28, 2022

Who Am I? Helping Preschoolers Develop Self-Awareness

On a drive through central Texas recently, I admired the colorful splashes of wildflowers along the highways. I couldn’t help but think about how the showy blooms started as small seeds that lay dormant in the ground for months and then slowly started to germinate before finally sprouting through the surface, ready to join the world of the top-dwellers. If a seed could talk, what would it say of that journey? Of the patience and perseverance required of it?