Children won’t say “I had a hard day…”

Children won’t say “I had a hard day, can we talk?” They say “will you come play with me?” You may have seen this quote on social media recently. We, at Ducklings, found this very powerful! Young children may ask for help, support or someone to talk to in very different ways than adults. It’s… Read More

Tough Talks: Answering Children’s Questions about Violence

With the current 24/7 news cycle, it can difficult to shield your children from hearing about violent acts and tragic events. Many parents wonder, “how do I talk to my young child about something so serious?” We have collected various resources to help. The first thing for parents and caregivers to understand is that safety… Read More

Gender Bias Starts Early

No one can deny we want young children to develop confidence, dream big and understand that everyone is smart and strong in their own, individual way. The Boston Globe recently shared findings of a study published the in journal┬áScience. The study looked at 400 children between the ages of 5 and 7 and found “girls… Read More

Welcome to Ducklings’ Blog!

Ducklings’ teachers go home at the end of the day with more than glitter in their hair, paint under their finger nails, and a smile, (sometimes a tired one) on their face. They take with them hours of observation, developmental planning, and curriculum implementation. Our teachers have degrees in Education, are working on their degrees… Read More