No. I hear that word in my nightmares. ”No no no no” is my preschooler’s mantra. These days I could ask her if she wanted a chocolate sunday while riding a pony and watching the movie Frozen and the answer would be. . . “NO!” Why the resistance? What’s with the “no’s?” According to Twigtale’s […]READ MORE
Build Your Child’s Self Esteem by Fostering Self-Reliance Isn’t it everyone’s parenting goal to raise strong, confident children who become secure and competent adults? We recently attended a parenting session on “Cultivating Self-Reliance” featuring acclaimed parenting expert author, Betsy Brown Braun. Betsy led the audience through many different ways that we can start to lay […]READ MORE
Storytelling is a tool that helps children understand themselves and their world. When we provide children with words for the experience and the feelings they may have about the experience, we empower them to calm unsettled emotions.
The Twigtale Starting Preschool book allows the child to make sense of a new, and often challenging transition. I made a similar book for my own son when he started preschool. Twigtale makes it easy for parents to narrate & personalize their children’s stories to aid in a smooth transition.
Tina Payne Bryson, Ph. D.
I just wanted to share, my son had a tonsillectomy & adenoidectomy yesterday and we brought the Twigtale book I made. We read it several times just before surgery and a few times after. All the nurses, doctors and child life specialists adore it! My son is 2 years old and did great! Thank you for having such a wonderful guide book!
What an innovative way to address common childhood transitions. I recommend these books to parents because the personalization of the story to their own child makes them so effective.