Here are a couple of my more recent posts published on the Ministry-to-Children site:
5 Simple Relationship Builders: Practical ways to build relationships with children you serve.
Children's Development: A guide to development (cognitive, social, physical) for kids 0-3.
Check out the rest of the posts while you're on the site. There's tons of practical information here. I've personally found the blog to be very rewarding. Enjoy!