240 episodes

The Preschool Podcast, brought to you by HiMama, is a platform for learning from leading professionals in early childhood education. If you work in a daycare, childcare or preschool setting, The Preschool Podcast will provide you with both practical advice for managing your organization, center or classroom, as well as thought provoking content and insights about the field of early childhood education.

Each week, we chat with leaders in early childhood education, from teachers and educators in the classroom with innovative curriculum approaches, to directors who are excelling at empowering their team, and leaders outside of the child care environment that are passionate about making a positive impact on outcomes for young children.

Our goal with The Preschool Podcast is to provide knowledge and inspiration to the future leaders of early childhood education by speaking with experienced and insightful leaders in the world of preschool and early learning today. At HiMama, it is our belief that leadership within early childhood education is crucial to the future of the child care sector and, of course, the future of our most important asset in this world, our youngest children.

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The Preschool Podcast, brought to you by HiMama, is a platform for learning from leading professionals in early childhood education. If you work in a daycare, childcare or preschool setting, The Preschool Podcast will provide you with both practical advice for managing your organization, center or classroom, as well as thought provoking content and insights about the field of early childhood education.

Each week, we chat with leaders in early childhood education, from teachers and educators in the classroom with innovative curriculum approaches, to directors who are excelling at empowering their team, and leaders outside of the child care environment that are passionate about making a positive impact on outcomes for young children.

Our goal with The Preschool Podcast is to provide knowledge and inspiration to the future leaders of early childhood education by speaking with experienced and insightful leaders in the world of preschool and early learning today. At HiMama, it is our belief that leadership within early childhood education is crucial to the future of the child care sector and, of course, the future of our most important asset in this world, our youngest children.

    How 2020 Has Affected the Field of Early Childhood Education

    How 2020 Has Affected the Field of Early Childhood Education

    In this episode of the Preschool Podcast, we connect with Exchange magazine's Editor in Chief, Sara Gilliam on the affects 2020 has had on early childhood education and what we can expect in 2021.

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    • 27 min
    Taking the Plunge in Creating Your Child Care Business During COVID-19

    Taking the Plunge in Creating Your Child Care Business During COVID-19

    HiMama chats with Dani Christine, Multi-Site Child Care Business Owner, Consultant, and Digital Content Creator of www.ChildcareSites.com.  on how to get started with creating your own child care business. Dani dives into the steps on becoming a child care entrepreneur and discusses why now is the best time to start your own business more than ever.

    • 24 min
    The 5 R's for Teaching Self Regulation in Young Children

    The 5 R's for Teaching Self Regulation in Young Children

    As an adult, we can all use a gentle nudge to remind us to practice our self-regulation techniques. But, how can we help young children learn these techniques that we've been practicing for decades? We connected with Jill Franks, PhD and Health and Wellness Specialist about how educators and parents can teach and practice self-regulation with young kids through 5 easy steps!

    • 30 min
    How to Advocate as an Individual for the Field of Early Childhood Education

    How to Advocate as an Individual for the Field of Early Childhood Education

    In this episode, we chat with Jane Ann Benson of Early Childhood Ally about what it means to be an ally in the field of early childhood education and getting the right people to notice our work in the field. She shares with us 4 useful tips educators can do right now to advocate for our field to help increase our pay, our rights and bring more funding to our field. 

    • 30 min
    How to Get Staff on Board with your Employee Brand

    How to Get Staff on Board with your Employee Brand

    Thinking of re-branding your child care? HiMama chatted with Beth Cannon, Entrepreneur, educator and Key Note Speaker of Beth Cannon Speaks about creating a culture and brand in your child care center. Beth gives us 5 tangible tips on how to ensure your employees align and adhere to your goals and brand as a company.

    • 24 min
    How Educators and Parents Can Support Children's Learning and Development with Music

    How Educators and Parents Can Support Children's Learning and Development with Music

    Music plays an important role in children's development. It helps create a secure attachment in very young children and can help older children express themselves through free movement, making music, and singing. In this episode, we chat with Maryann Harman from Music with Mar on how educators and parents can support children's learning, and why it's so important to help with other areas of development.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
73 Ratings

73 Ratings

Mama2Charlotte ,

Love it!

I absolutely love this podcast. It’s presented in a way that makes the info easily absorbed, if that makes sense! Plus, as an elementary school librarian, I enjoy the new tips and information this podcast provides.
-Cherishing Childhood: The Low-Tech Parenting Podcast

Arlie K ,

A must listen!

The Preschool Podcast offers actionable tips and inspiring conversations around early childhood education. I learn something with every episode, no matter the topic! A truly excellent listen for preschool professionals.

ablask ,

Loved this interview!

What a pleasure it was to join y’all for an episode! Chatting emotional intelligence in early ed is such a joy. Thanks for having me 🧡

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