The Drop-Off: A Guide to Happier Goodbyes
Sep14

The Drop-Off: A Guide to Happier Goodbyes

Some children bound into a new classroom without a backward glance. But many others are, understandably, a little more nervous about starting a new school with new friends and new teachers. It’s not only children who have a hard time parting ways for the day: The morning drop off can be hard on adults, too. Luckily, our teachers and staff have a lot of experience with supporting children during the first days at school. (We’ve also...

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Celebrating Spring with Kids !
Aug13

Celebrating Spring with Kids !

It’s springtime and Spring brings new life, renewed hope, and fun times for families to share. It’s time to celebrate, get creative, go outside, and embrace nature. Here are 6 of the Best Spring Activities for Kids, guaranteed to put a spring in everyone’s step! 1. Go to a Pet Farm This is the perfect time of year to visit a pet farm. After the long winter, the kids will love to run around the farm, taking in all the delights of...

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Tips to Keep Kids Warm All Winter
Jun08

Tips to Keep Kids Warm All Winter

Tips to Keep Kids Warm All Winter Winter has come. Whether winter brings severe storms, light dustings or just cold temperatures, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has some valuable tips on how to keep your children safe and warm. What to Wear Dress infants and children warmly for outdoor activities.  Several thin layers will keep them dry and warm. Always remember warm boots, gloves or mittens, and a hat. The rule of thumb for...

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How Mother’s Day Provides Life Lessons to Children.
Apr26

How Mother’s Day Provides Life Lessons to Children.

Mother’s Day Provides Many Teachable Moments for Children Mother’s Day is coming so close. It would be easy to simply go along with the advertising industry and believe that the annual gift of flowers on Mother’s Day is just what mom needs. Partially it’s what she needs, but also let’s acknowledge the intangible halves of the equations, the actions that don’t involve buying items but are personal expressions that recognize the...

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Easter Shredded Wheat nests
Mar16

Easter Shredded Wheat nests

Easter Shredded Wheat nests There’s more to Easter than an Easter egg hunt when it comes to keeping kids amused. Try this Easter Shredded wheat nests to keep the kids occupied during Easter.   PREP: 25 MINS COOK: 8 MINS plus chilling MAKE: 12   A spin on traditional chocolate cornflake cakes, this version uses extra-fine strands of wheat for great texture. This is an easy recipe that kids can join, read more about cooking with...

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Cooking with Kids: 5 Ways to Get Children Involved in the Kitchen
Mar01

Cooking with Kids: 5 Ways to Get Children Involved in the Kitchen

Cooking is a fantastic family activity, and there are many ways to get kids involved, no matter how old they are! There is so much more they can do besides, “Shake and Bake! And I helped!” In the kitchen, children can learn math skills, practice fine-motor coordination, make choices about nutrition, and of course, learn basic cooking techniques. Making foods from different countries is also a superb way to start conversations about...

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