Licensed home daycare in West Cummington, MA *Healthy/organic meals *Creative curriculum *Loving & nurturing home-like environment
I don’t think anyone enjoys behaving badly.
Children do not behave “badly” because they want to. Children behave how they feel.
And if nobody helps untangle those big feelings they keep acting them out. In an instinctive bid for help ~> connection.
I believe children want to progress. If they aren't, it's because they cant. YET.
The antidote to behavior such as
”pulling away”, ”clinging” and “acting out” is helping children to feel understood, connected, and safe.
What helps children progress is what helps you and me.
We all need to FEEL safe, understood, seen, heard, cared for, and connected.
It's healthy and normal for children to be cooperative when they feel safe, connected, and regulated, and it's normal for children to be uncooperative when they feel unsafe, disconnected, and dysregulated.
However, when a child has to be ”good” at all times to ensure their safety or secure parental regulation, acceptance, and connection, that is not healthy.
The more we learn to understand our feelings and fulfill our needs, the more we understand the feelings and needs of our children and help them to understand their feelings and fulfill their needs, so they understand the feelings and needs of others.
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Thanks to Ooey Gooey, Inc for posting!
Photos from 1000 Hours Outside's post
Taking today to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Remember to always lead with love and that small acts (& people) can change the world. ❤️ 🌎
Christmas crafts 🎄
Roots to Grow provides healthy homemade meals and snacks! Today we made cookies with coconut oil, oatmeal, and mashed bananas. YUM!
We love this one this time of year! via Simple Acres
Because we know that children experience the greatest growth when they feel safe and secure, Roots to Grow will provide a warm, caring, comfortable, and home-like environment for all children. Together, we will establish routines that are predictable, consistent, yet fun, and exciting.
All children will be treated with gentleness, respect, and love. 💛💜💙💚
Photos from Roots to Grow's post
Full-time Infant spots available!
Located in West Cummington, MA
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|Tuesday||8am - 4pm|
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