ABOUT CAROL

Carol Bovill, a leading professional in the field of Jewish early childhood education, has been the director of the Wilshire Boulevard Temple Early Childhood Centers since 2003. Carol believes in the power of educating parents and frequently talks with families about pertinent child care topics. Scroll down to read Carol's most recent parenting blog, or browse through her archives. You can also ask Carol a question.

 
 

WHAT ARE SOME TIPS FOR HANDLING SIBLING RIVALRY?

1. Treat each child as an individual. Don't make comparisons, ("I don't understand it. When Johnny was her age, he could already tie his shoes.") Each child feels he/she is unique and rightly so - he/she is unique, and he/she resents... Read more

 
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ARCHIVE POSTS

HOW DO I GIVE MY CHILD THE SKILL OF GOING TO SLEEP ON HIS/HER OWN?

I suggest using a "lovey" (something like a small soft blanket, or a small stuffed animal) to sleep on their own. So...  Read more

MY CHILD COMES HOME FROM SCHOOL AND SAYS, "NO ONE WANTS TO PLAY WITH ME." HOW DO I COMFORT THEM?

As a parent your heart breaks for your child when someone doesn't want to play with them...  Read more

HOW DO I GET MY CHILD TO EAT HEALTHY FOODS?

Todays children are already learning about food being delivered to their homes. Instead... Read more