Parent Resources

The following articles and links provide insights into early childhood education, strategies for understanding and supporting children’s development, and community resources that families have found helpful.

The Power of Play:  A Pediatric Role in Enhancing Development in Young Children

Supporting Your Child’s Learning During the Holidays

The Fragile Generation

Is Dressing Up for Halloween Different than for Pretend Play?

Toddlers and Challenging Behaviors:  Why They Do It and How to Respond

Discipline and Limit Setting (video)

The Genius of Play (website)

The Art of Avoiding Power Struggles With Your Child

Ten Things Every Parent Should Know About Play

Thirteen Tips For Starting Preschool


Online parenting resource:


The WUNS staff and teachers attend yearly professional development trainings.  Two recent workshops featured the research and strategies outlined in the following books:

Emotional Muscle:  Strong Parents, Strong Children by Kerry Kelly Novick and Jack Novick, PHD

 No Drama Discipline by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson