The Wonders of Child Care

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Registration size 1-4 people: $34 per person

Registration size 5+ people: $29 per person

Watch the Recording at Your Leisure.

Included in this Recording of our "Live" Online Training from December 12, 2020 are the following topics:

No More Battles and Power Struggles with Strong-Willed Kids
Learn positive and effective strategies that work with children who are strong-willed * How to prevent power struggles * How to handle power struggles when they occur * Harness the power of “novelty”  * The 3 A’s for effectiveness * Re-channel the strengths of children who are strong-willed into positive leadership and caring 

Help Children Manage BIG Emotions, Stress, Anxiety, & Fear
This topic is packed with strategies to help you help children manage successfully emotions that can be overwhelming * Helpt them to manage their fears * Anxiety * Anger * Separation issues * Difficulty making friends * Teach social-emotional skills to help children

Fantastic “Design on a Dime” Inexpensive Curriculum Activities
Enhance your curriculum and turn items you already have into golden learning and play tools * Where to get donated materials * Inexpensive ways to add curriculum fun to your classroom * Activities that require no materials

Transition Time Magic:  Awesome Ways to Make Transitions Smooth,& Easy
It is estimated that the average early childhood teacher spends about 20% of the day moving children from one activity to another.  Receive great ways to make those transition times smooth, easy, and fun.  Great tips and strategies to prevent transition chaos and problems.

5 Hour Certificate

After viewing, pass a brief follow-up quiz for a 5-hour certificate. (Retake fee $5)

This training can be applied toward the CDA formal early childhood training requirement of 120 hours.

Category: Discipline/Guidance & Development


Dr. Maryln Appelbaum

Dr. Maryln Appelbaum

Dr. Maryln Appelbaum is well-known as an outstanding authority on children, education, and families. She has a Master’s Degree in both Psychology and in Education and a Ph.D. in Psychology. She has worked as both an educator and a therapist and has been a consultant throughout the United States. Maryln has been the owner and headmaster of three educational centers and one private school for children. She has written more than 30 “how-to” books geared exclusively for teachers and parents. She is especially known for her books, "DO IT RIGHT, A POSITIVE GUIDE FOR DISCIPLINE", and "HOW TO TALK TO KIDS SO THEY LISTEN." She has been interviewed on television and radio talk shows and has been quoted in newspapers including U.S.A. Today. She received White House Clearance in 1989 as a leading contender for the position of Director of the U.S. Office of Child Care. Maryln has always loved the challenge of reaching and engaging challenging, hard to reach, tough children. She keeps going until she finds the tools she needs to reach those students. She delights in sharing those tools, strategies, solutions, and interventions with other educators. She is powerful, fun, motivational, and most of all caring as she shares her personal experiences working with children.

Marty Appelbaum

Marty Appelbaum

Martin Appelbaum has spent a lifetime dedicated to his objective to make a profound and positive difference in children's lives. In addition to his B.B.A. Degree and Montessori teaching certificate, Martin has been both administrator and director of child care centers and private schools, working his way up from a teacher's aide position. He authored two Early Childhood Education (ECE) courses used by college undergraduate students and ''How to Teach Children to Follow Rules'', ''The Big Book of Play for Little Learners'', and ''Keys to Success''. His zest for living, unique sense of humor, and personal experiences combined with his concentrated knowledge of child care make each seminar refreshingly fun and information-packed. You will wish you didn't have to wait until Monday to be with your class.

Doug Medford

Doug Medford

DOUG MEDFORD, your program trainer, is a dynamic speaker, hand-picked by the Appelbaums to help present this exciting seminar for managers and directors. He is a certified teacher who is an outstanding presenter that has long-term experience successfully training teachers, child care managers, directors, as well as classroom experience. Doug's seminars are lively, informative, fast-paced, and filled with practical and effective strategies. Doug is one of the nation's leading educational humorists, using humor that makes this practical seminar the "best of the best." Participants actually feel themselves involved in Doug's presentations. He will educated you, motivate you, and make you laugh while giving your child care program valuable tools you can immediately implement.

Here are what others say about Doug's seminars.

"Real life scenarios, it was as if Doug knew the kids in my school and had been in our classrooms." Deborah Kovhasemmhit

"This seminar was great! Doug is a wonderful presenter. His humor made being there extremely enjoyable." Sherry Montoya

"Absolutely outstanding!!! Doug was very knowledgeable and sympathetic to the struggles of teachers." Linda Lahig



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