Fun Confidence Building Activities for Superkid Power

April 1, 2014 Superkid Power 0 Comments

ABSORBING!!! Science experiment washcloths; decorating paper bags with stickers to be special and recycle/reuse. My grandkids loved these activities/accomplishments. Fun learning! Washcloths – $ store – watch material absorb water to expand the cloth. Hands on! Best way to learn with BOO aka Grandma Boom! Kids’ brains – just like

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Inner Child Empowerment and Creative Play Ideas from Kids

February 25, 2014 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

Indoor picnic! Grayson and Claire asked me yesterday if they could make a tent behind the couch and eat a picnic lunch there. Of course, Grandma Boom is all up for fun ideas. Stretches me to think of more options for indoor picnics! Fun concept. Kids have the darnedest great

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Ruby Bridges Day

February 23, 2014 Bullying 0 Comments

Imagine being this little girl. LITTLE GIRL. And having this kind of courage. She changed the course of history. Thank you, Ruby Bridges. Thank you, protective adults, including her mom, brave teacher, and service men. Today is Ruby Bridges Day, to commemorate a brave little girl’s entry into an all-white

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Boundary Setting and Redirecting with Young Children

February 21, 2014 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

“Grayson, please use a softer indoor voice. That was too loud for my ears.” “Grandma, that wasn’t me. It was my horse!!” “Grayson, you are in charge of your horse!” “Grandma, you don’t understand. My horse won’t listen to me.” “EEEEHHHHHHEEEEEEEEE” went the horse. “Grayson, please tell your horse that

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Creative Expression Build Confidence with Children

February 15, 2014 Early Prevention 0 Comments

My grandchildren were soooo excited to make their parents happy for Valentine’s Day. I cut out a huge red heart and provided lots of heart stickers and colors. Supplying items for artwork such as Valentine’s Day is so important for children. They are encouraged to express creativity which empowers them.

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Solving Problems Sometimes Means Asking for Help

February 1, 2014 Early Prevention 0 Comments

“HELP, BOO! HELP, BOO!” Stuck. Claire tried a new experience on some gym equipment for kids and froze when she couldn’t get down. She started yelling for me. Her body was so stiff when I helped her to get off safely. I encouraged her for knowing she needed help to

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Free E-Book – Superkid Saves the Day

January 26, 2014 Superkid Power 0 Comments

FREE eBOOK…Please join me in launching my book, (link below) “SUPERKID SAVES THE DAY.” ENJOY A FREE KINDLE DOWNLOAD from 9 a.m. Sunday to Monday, 11 p.m. Your kindness in writing a review on Amazon if you receive a free kindle version is appreciated. It will help this book to

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Treating Children with Respect as Whole Human Beings

January 14, 2014 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

“Why do you live alone, Boo?” Grandson, Grayson was in the back seat while I was driving. We all know it’s best to keep things simple with children while being honest. “Because there isn’t anybody to live with, Grayson.” Silent moment, then his caring voice with deep eyes looking reflective

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