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  • 1.  resources for toddler families

    Posted 8 days ago

    Hi there-

    I am looking for good articles/links to send to our toddler families so that they can learn about:

    1. Hitting, biting, etc. is a typical toddler behavior 

    2. empathy-being kind to families that have a child that may be the hitter or biter 

    3. trusting us as educators

    I know I don't even need to say more....

    Thanks in advance!

    Jill

     

     

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    Jill Cimafonte

    Director of Early Childhood Education

    Temple Emanu-El

    756 East Broad Street

    Westfield, NJ  07090

    (908)232-7663 or (908) 232-6770- X 126

     

    www.tewnj.org

     

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  • 2.  RE: resources for toddler families

    Posted 8 days ago
    My favorites
    • Janet Landsbury's blog and podcast

    • Ron Lally has a podcast on his site: for our babies

    • Gretchen Kinnell, author of No Biting and Gotta Go has some nice flyers that go with her books (Red Leaf Press)

    • Gesell Institute has easy to read brochures that highlight developmental stages 


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    Carol Murray
    Bard Nursery School
    Red Hook NY
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  • 3.  RE: resources for toddler families

    Posted 8 days ago
    ​Some sources I use regularly are as follows:
    WebMD
    Kids Health
    http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/

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    Sue Miller
    team leader
    Child Development Center
    Hawarden IA
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  • 4.  RE: resources for toddler families

    Posted 8 days ago
    I have found different resources and articles via the NAEYC website and Zero to three website that covers a variety of topics. Some articles will list out resources like books, activities etc.

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    Stephanie DeScalzo
    Behavior Coach
    Winter Park Day Nursery
    Winter Park FL
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  • 5.  RE: resources for toddler families

    Posted 8 days ago
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    ​Check out the Backpack Connection Series online!  You can download the series or choose what you like.  I send one home with each monthly newsletter.   On the bottom each is marked...REPRODUCTION OF THIS DOCUMENT IS ENCOURAGED  PERMISSION TO COPY NOT REQUIRED :)  I attached a sample.

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    Bonnie Hendershot
    Director
    JHBMC Child Dev. Center
    Dundalk MD
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    Back pack -Biting.pdf   510K 1 version


  • 6.  RE: resources for toddler families

    Posted 7 days ago
    Thank you everyone for your great suggestions!!  This is our first year with a toddler program and the resources you shared are great help!
    Funny how there seems to be a lot of resources for biting :)
    I'm still looking for some good resources that have to do with teaching parents to be patient and accepting that other children may hit or hurt their child.I know it's a tough one.....

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    Jill Cimafonte
    Temple Emanu-El ECEP
    Westfield NJ
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  • 7.  RE: resources for toddler families

    Posted 7 days ago
    ​One more thing that is a great aid to parents is a weekly email from  Aha! Parenting.com.  Free and offers explanations and encouragement for all ages!    Our parents started sharing  it!


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    Bonnie Hendershot
    Director
    JHBMC Child Dev. Center
    Dundalk MD
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  • 8.  RE: resources for toddler families

    Posted 7 days ago
    Hello,

    I refer to PITC books and manuals  a lot as I believe in their philosophy of caring, small groups, consistency and routines. Ron Lally and their staff at West Ed do conduct lots of webinars that anyone can attend.
    We also have Young Children magazines available to our parents - they can borrow it for a week and return them.

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    Jagruti Patel
    Owner/Provider
    Patel Family Child Care
    Redlands CA
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  • 9.  RE: resources for toddler families

    Posted 6 days ago
    HI,
    I highly recommend the book 1,2,3 the toddler years. It is very congruent with PITC (Partners for Infant/toddler caregivers).  The author is Irene Van der Zande. It includes a forward by Magda Gerber. It has short to-the-point chapters on biting and one called: fighting... its part of life too.
    I also frequently recommend that parents read the book, Diaper Free, before Three. She has a lovely gentle and empowering approach. author is Jill Lekovic MD.
    C

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    catherine Hills
    head toddler teacher and site director
    marin Horizon school
    Mill Valley CA
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