Slumberkins Blog — routines for kids

Why Every Child Should Have a Comfort Corner

If you are a parent, chances are pretty good that you’ve dealt with a meltdown or two… or two hundred. Culprits for us have been the cracker that broke in half and can't be fixed, the sock that doesn't fit, the container that won't open, the food is too hot, or too cold, or too colorful…. you name it, we've been there. These problems may feel small to us, but in the eyes of your child, a situation like this can seem very big. 

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It’s a New School Year: Empower Your Little One

For children just starting school (preschool or kindergarten) or for those heading into a new school environment, the countdown to the first day can cause overwhelming amounts of emotion. Trying to navigate through these unknowns can be tricky, especially for younger kids. Here are a few ideas to help with a successful transition back-to-school for both you and your little ones...

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Relaxation Activities for Children

As parents, we know what it’s like to have a busy schedule. Finding time to get everything done in the day can seem impossible. Just like us, our kids can become overwhelmed with expectations and activities that are thrown at them each day. Practicing relaxation strategies with your child not only provides a sense of calm, but helps to manage reactions when negative feelings are present.

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After School Routines Benefit Kids – and Parents too!

With Halloween just around the corner, the back-to-school excitement has faded and kids are settled into their classroom routines, hopefully feeling confident about what to expect day-to-day while at school. Once school lets out for the day though, some parents may find that things go a bit haywire!

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