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Inspiring Creativity and Problem-Solving In Your Preschooler

Inspiring Creativity and Problem Solving in Preschoolers

How can we foster creativity, ingenuity, problem-solving, and more in our preschoolers? Give them the time and space to do so! Today I talk about encouraging preschoolers to play without needing an adult to guide them every step of the way… and why that's so important!

Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • How to baby step into helping your preschooler play without an adult to guide
  • The differences between independent play for toddlers and preschoolers
  • Should our children need structure all the time?
  • How to honor your child's unique needs (and balance what you need, too)
  • The American preschool paradigm – and why it's flawed
  • How you can foster authentic creativity in your preschooler
  • Why problem-solving and imagination are the real work of the early years
  • How to let go of guilt and let your kids explore
  • Helicopter parenting – is it destroying your child's future success?
  • Creating healthy boundaries for a preschooler
  • How to step back and given freedom within boundaries
  • Ideas for creative alone time, art time, science time, quiet time, and outside time!

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Things Mentioned on This Week's Podcast

  • Teaching your toddler to have an alone time – Episode 65 has a lot of practical insights on how to help your child learn to enjoy time alone!
  • Smart Mama Happy Baby – our membership club for mamas with monthly parenting book studies, weekly Q&A calls for any (and every!) question, and classes covering what you want to know about pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, and beyond!
  • Family Fun – this magazine really does have great ideas for fun crafts and activities for kids of all ages <3

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