The Early Learning Centers of Lubbock is dedicated to providing resources to young children and families to create successful futures. Our Toddler Tips Blog is one of the resources we want to share to help create successful futures.
This blog is devoted to providing parents adequate resources to develop stronger family connections and relationships between parents and their kids. From setting effective and age-appropriate boundaries to knowing when your child is uncomfortable in social situations, we’re here to help.
10 Things You Can Do To Prevent Child Abuse
April 7, 2023
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and we’re giving you resources for ways to prevent child abuse. Here are 10 things you can do as a parent to prevent child abuse.
10 Ways to Prevent Child Abuse
March 24, 2023
Have you ever thought about the ways you could make a difference in a child’s life? As April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, we want to give you a list of 10 ways you can help prevent child abuse and how you can make an impact.
A Parent’s Guide to Your Child’s Hygiene
March 10, 2023
Bath time can range from delightful and fun to dreadful and a challenge. We know just how often children need to bathe and when they can do it on their own.
Filling Your Child’s Emotional Cup
February 24, 2023
Every child has an emotional cup that needs to be filled with love, affection, security and attention.
How You Can Show Respect to Your Child
February 10, 2023
There are several ways to help your child learn respect and feel respected in return!
5 Reasons Why Preschool is Important for Your Child
January 27, 2023
Sending your child off to school for the first time can be hard and scary, especially when they seem so young. Giving your child a quality preschool education will, however, set them up for greater success in every aspect of their life!
How to Teach Your Child Manners
January 13, 2023
Teaching good manners can be a little tricky. The best approach combines direct instruction, modeling the behaviors you want to see, and reinforce your expectations with praise and consequences.
Redirecting Behavior: How to Redirect Challenging Behavior
December 30, 2022
Redirecting behavior is one strategy to use to stop a challenging behavior from escalating. While it may take some time and patience to redirect behavior effectively, it’s a valuable skill for all caregivers, educators and parents to have.
10 Toy Safety Tips This Holiday Season
December 16, 2022
The holidays are in full swing and your children may already be receiving gifts from friends and family. Some toys may seem harmless but every year, many children are injured by their favorite toys.
Car Seat Safety
December 2, 2022
The best way to keep your child safe in the car this holiday season is to use the right car seat in the right way. Here are some car seat safety tips to protect your most precious cargo!
Black Friday Safety Tips
November 23, 2022
Black Friday is almost here and that means we can buy awesome Christmas gifts at low prices, but is Black Friday itself a huge price to pay? Every year, there are incidents that make shoppers wonder if the shopping trip is worth it.
5 Ways to Keep Calm While Traveling with Your Kids
November 15, 2022
With the holidays just around the corner, now is the time you’re probably planning a break away. While you may be thinking, “how am I going to survive hours on end with my restless children?” a vacation with your little ones doesn’t necessarily mean you have to lose your calm.
Safe Infant Sleep
October 27, 2022
There are steps you, and others who care for your baby, can take to prevent these deaths and ensure safe infant sleep.
How to Talk With Your Child Age-Appropriately
October 14, 2022
Good communication with your children helps them develop their language skills. Communication with your children improves your bond and encourages them to feel free to talk with and listen to you.
Signs a Child May Be Bullying Others
September 26, 2022
With bullying becoming a growing epidemic, one out of four children are bullied during the school year. As parents, we will be concerned that our children may be bullied in school, but what if our child is the one being mean to other friends?
10 Signs of Bullying
September 12, 2022
There are many signs that may indicate a child is affected by bullying. Recognizing these warning signs is an important first step in taking action against bullying, because not all children will or can ask for help.
How to Help Your Child with Social Anxiety
August 30, 2022
Social anxiety in children is more than just a fear of interacting with or making friends. Children with social anxiety are fearful of situations in which they may be judged or scrutinized by others.
Why Reading to Your Child is Important
August 23, 2022
There are so many benefits to reading to your child, at any age! Their minds are hard at work, taking in the language their parents say and the lessons the characters learn in the stories.
6 Back to School Tips for You and Your Kids
August 15, 2022
Back to school season can be very exciting and scary at the same time for both parents and children. Here are 6 tips to help you prepare for school!
How to Help Your Kid Set Boundaries With Technology
August 10, 2022
We may ask ourselves, “how do we navigate setting boundaries to limit our kids’ screen time?”
4 Ways to Help Your Child Manage Frustration
July 29, 2022
We know how powerful anger and frustration can be. When it comes to children, their strong emotions can trigger intense reactions.
5 Ways to Help Your Toddler Understand Their Emotions
July 21, 2022
As a child grows older, managing their strong range of emotions (self-regulation) is one of the most important factors to be successful in school, work and relationships!
Setting Effective and Age-Appropriate Boundaries for Kids
June 28, 2022
We all know kids need boundaries, but when it comes to setting and enforcing those boundaries, it can be extremely difficult!
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