Below are resources for early childhood professionals and those serving the early childhood community.

Four Skills Your Child Needs to Know Before Kindergarten  There are a few milestones that should be reached before they toddle through the door, says Alise McGregor, founder of Little Newtons, an early education center with locations in Minnesota and Illinois. (Emissourian)

The Surprising Thing the ‘Marshmallow Test’ Reveals About Kids in an Instant-Gratification World
Higher preschool enrollment and changes in parenting styles, including the rise of the empowered child, also might contribute to generational improvements in kids’ ability to delay gratification, Carlson said. (Los Angeles Times, June)