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Emotionally-Minded Books to Share with Your Child this Holiday Season

At Beginnings School, Housman Institute's lab school, we recognize the profound importance of building the foundation for emotional intelligence in children from birth. Our begin to ECSEL program helps children recognize, understand, regulate and...

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Routines during Recess

Dr. Donna Housman

It’s the season for winter breaks. This is the longest break of the school year. Up until this point, your child has acclimated to a schedule which includes bedtimes, breakfasts, drop-offs, nap times, and pickups. This has become natural for...

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