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How Can I Help My Jealous Preschooler?

When I volunteered to make cookies in my daughter's classroom she was jealous that I was also helping her friends. She tried to take over the activity and lead it herself. She wants me to volunteer in her classroom, but I need advice on how...

Help! My Preschooler has Separation Anxiety

My son has been going to preschool four days a week for five months. Every morning when I drop him off he has separation anxiety. He cries and doesn't interact with the other children. I have visited the school at recess and found that he...

My preschooler's behavior and skills have regressed

My 4-year-old son has always been very advanced for his age. Recently I placed him in preschool, and he seems to be regressing. He does not want to follow instructions, and says very negative and aggressive things. His writing skills have not improved. If...

Talking to your preschooler: The top-three mistakes parents make

Avoid these conversational pitfalls to improve communication with your child.

How Can I Help My Preschooler Be More Social?

My 3.5-year-old daughter is talkative, energetic, imaginative and inquisitive at home. However, when she is at preschool, a neighbor's house, a dance class, etc., she is quiet and withdrawn. She prefers to sit and watch or withdraws completely from other people. What can I...

How Can I Help My Preschooler Be More Attentive?

My 4-year-old daughter recently started preschool. This is her first time in school. Her teacher says she has problems listening and following directions. I don't notice these behaviors at home. How can I help her be more attentive in school?

My Preschooler Won't Speak to Her Teacher

My preschooler is very chatty at home. She retells stories but won't respond to her teacher at school. What can I do to help her?

My Preschooler Can't Control His Anger

My 5-year-old has impulse issues. He gets mad and lashes out then feels bad and true remorse after it is all said and done. I have talked to him and told him to try counting before making choices and he has not been able...

How can I help my preschooler make friends?

For the past two weeks, my 4-year-old has come home from preschool every day saying that nobody will play with her. My daughter is a sweet girl but can be very sensitive, demanding, and whiny. I have not seen many interactions with her classmates...

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