Living in New York and New Jersey means that families and childcare centers are well experienced with all kinds of weather, from infamously humid East Coast summers, to wet and windy autumns, and cold snowy winters. In many day and child care centers, nursery schools, preschools, and camps, the teaching staff is prepared to take children outside to play in sun, rain, and snow.
Few things can warm a parent’s heart more than seeing a genuine smile of delight on the face of their child who is proud of his latest accomplishment. And on the other side of the coin, how heartbreaking it is for a parent to witness their child’s feelings of failure or despair. By the ages of 3 and 4, children are already well versed