Summertime is upon us and we’re all scrambling to find fun, safe, and educational activities to keep our preschoolers busy. It can be difficult to find a healthy balance between activities that are fun but also provide some sort of educational value while they’re home for the summer. The good news is, there are plenty…

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Empathy is at the top of the list of qualities we want our children to have. But it’s also one of the hardest qualities to teach, especially for preschoolers. Preschool-aged children are notorious for being self-focused. On top of that, they also have difficulty regulating their emotions which makes empathic behavior difficult. That doesn’t mean…

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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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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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christian daycare

As a parent, you lay the foundation for your child’s faith at an early age. You take them to church, read them bible stories, and teach them how to pray. When it comes time to put them in daycare, choosing a Christian daycare is important for their growing faith. There are fundamental pieces that a…

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child learning styles

Even at an early age, a child has a personal learning style that benefits them the most. For toddlers and preschoolers, there are three simple ways to classify learners: lookers, listeners, and movers. It’s important to discover the unique way that your child enjoys and prospers through their learning style to best encourage learning and…

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preschool reading skills, story time, reading

Dreams of baby prodigies have us all wanting our children to be brilliant scientists who will graduate from an Ivy League school and cure the common cold. While it seems extreme to want our child to become a phenomenon, it isn’t impossible! The little things we do actually build a foundation for literacy and success…

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Trying to keep children on a good learning path while also enjoying summer vacation can be tricky. It’s important that children continue their learning experience through summer. According to the National Summer Learning Association, a child can lose up to three months of previous progress in the summer without review. Summer also provides many creative…

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Little girl on step ladder cleaning windows

The earlier you introduce your child to housework, the easier it will be to get them to help out in the future and the stronger lessons they will learn. In the early developmental stages of life, we have to be realistic and know that the point of chores isn’t that the child is doing the…

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