Tag: Assertiveness

Elements of a Confident Kid… Saying “No!”

/no/ – used to give a negative answer or reply to a question, request, or offer 1 About Children and the Evolution of “No.” If your child was anything like mine between the ages of two and three, “No! No! No!” was… Read More

Reader Question and Answer about Games to Support Development

One reader, Michele Rammien, wrote in with a great question that I thought would be helpful to many readers so am putting her question and my response into a post. Michele wrote: I love these emails! They have been informative & helpful…. Read More

What’s in a Name? Teaching Children the Art of Introductions

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names. – Chinese Proverb It’s been said that the sound of our own name can be magical. It’s often true and particularly so for a child. I remember the principal saying… Read More