preschool, preschooler, child development

November is the month of gratitude. Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means it’s time to pause and reflect on everything we are thankful for. And it’s also time to gather together and share that gratitude (and good food) with our loved ones.  But the concept of gratitude is tough for toddlers to grasp…

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Fall is such a magical time of year, isn’t it? The weather gets a little cooler, everything is pumpkin-flavored (or scented), and it also signals the start of the holiday season. After the year we’ve all had, we could use some holiday cheer! That’s why this month we want to focus on fun, fall activities…

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Three simple questions to help you engage your child in conversation and  learn more about their experience at preschool.  Let’s be honest, preschoolers are not always easy to talk to. Let alone carry on a conversation with! They don’t have well-developed verbal skills yet and they get easily distracted. Or they talk endlessly about a…

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Preschool-aged children thrive on routine and structure. Which may sound counterintuitive because they also tend to be full of energy and full of varying emotions. But it’s true! They won’t be able to express it verbally, but preschoolers thrive when their life involves consistent rhythm and routine.  We are not saying that routine needs to…

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preschool, preschooler, toddler

As states are beginning to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are certainly mixed emotions about returning to normal life. Many are ready to see our economy recover from the pandemic, but there are still apprehensions about the effect it will have on our health.  That’s why it is more important than…

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The current Stay-At-Home order due to COVID-19 has meant a major adjustment for most families. Schools are closed and many parents are now working from home. Working from home is already a challenge, let alone trying to do it while also caring for your rambunctious preschooler! Especially when you are also trying to homeschool older…

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Preschool is all about beginning to teach the basics. Yes, that means letters and shapes, but it also means teaching your preschooler appropriate social interaction and proper hygiene. What they learn in preschool acts as a building block for what they will learn in kindergarten and beyond. Preschool also tends to be a time when…

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preschool curriculum, preschool, story time

It can be difficult to keep your little one engaged at home and know how to reinforce the preschool curriculum they’re learning in school. Everything from busy schedules to not knowing where to start can be obstacles. What’s important to remember is that keeping your child plugged in to what they’re being taught inside the…

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preschool, preschooler, child development

To preschool or not to preschool, sometimes that is the question. Your child is getting to that age. As a parent, you’re wondering if putting them in preschool is the best decision. A major factor is knowing what exactly your child is going to learn. Preschool offers a foundation for a child that prepares them…

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