Posts Tagged: early childhood development

A Q&A With Ryan Niemiec

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We recently had the opportunity to chat with Ryan Niemiec, Psy.D., the Education Director at VIA Institute on Character (viacharacter.org/www/).  Niemiec is a psychologist, coach and author who teaches mindfulness meditation as a pathway for helping individuals flourish and live their best life.  Niemiec recently spoke at the Raising Positive Children – Global Author Series,… Read more »

Critters, Kids & More at the Early Childhood Festival

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The Boone County Public Library hosts its 14th annual Early Childhood Festival Saturday, March 10, for families with young children. Visit with more than 40 vendors from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Main Library (1786 Burlington Pike) to learn about local programming, classes and services like places for sports and birthday parties.  Kids… Read more »

Phases of Acting Out Behavior

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Understanding the Phases of Acting out Behavior can be helpful information in interrupting your child’s meltdown cycle before it gets to the peak, which I like to call HULK mode. Managing your child’s behavior appropriately in the early/Bruce Banner phases will prevent serious behaviors from occurring. Phases one through four are the phases to teach… Read more »

Mommy & Me

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DANCE AND JUMP   Dance, Etc. 5985 Meijer Dr., Milford 513-576-1400 or dance-etc.com Dance, Etc. offers parent-assisted classes for ages 1 – 2, included Diaper Daredevils that is full of exploration, somersaults, parachute play and more.   The Gymnastics Center 3660 Werk Road 513-922-3433 or thegymnasticscenter.com Walking babies up to age 2 will enjoy a… Read more »

Kenton Library’s Baby Fair

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Baby on the way, or do you have a little one younger than 2 years old?  Then join the Kenton County Public Library for a Baby Fair!  Held on Sept. 30 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Erlanger Branch Library (401 Kenton Lands Road), the Baby Fair will provide access to over a dozen… Read more »

Mom Report: Blue Cocoon

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This past week I have attended two play dates where I did not get to connect with my friends because everyone was looking after their kids. That is not a bad thing, but I am learning that certain environments are more conducive for an actual conversation to happen when kids are around.  The Blue Cocoon… Read more »

Story Time LIVE at Kiddie Academy of West Chester

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Kids and parents are invited to Kiddie Academy of West Chester (8178 Highland Pointe Dr., West Chester) on August 26 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. for a Storytime LIVE with Curious George! The beloved monkey will jump off the page and visit the classroom in person!  The event is open to all — current… Read more »

Affordable Mistakes

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My son called me mean. It wasn’t the first time and will not be the last. He called me mean because I hid his tablet on him. We created a “behavior contract” at home and if he stays on green (the clip up/clip down behavior system his teacher uses) Monday through Thursday, then he can… Read more »

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