Category Archives: Parenting

Pumpkins and Preschoolers

It’s that time of year again! The leaves are turning from green to shades of yellow and scarlet, and the air is becoming chilly. This is the perfect time of year to engage children in the fun and festivities of Fall. One of the best ways to represent the harvest season is by doing activities that involve the use of pumpkins. Below are some

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Choosing a Daycare Near Work or Home

Choosing a daycare is never easy. You must decide what you can afford, which daycare center best meets your needs, where your child fits in best, where the center is located, and more. This decision can be difficult when you work more than 15 minutes from your home, because now you have to decide whether to choose a daycare near your home or near

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Secret of Raising a Self-Disciplined Child

The typical parent desires to raise their children up into well-rounded adults who contribute to society. No parent wants their child to grow up and lack self-control due to their inability to respect limits in life. Self-discipline is, therefore, a key trait that any responsible parent ought to inculcate in their children. But how exactly do you, as a parent, go about this well? The

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How To Raise a Leader in Your Very Own Home

Parents in today’s world are bombarded with difficult, trying decisions at every turn. Youth seem to be growing up at a faster pace in a world full of social media and instant gratification. We understand that one primary concern when parenting is attempting to raise children who will grow up to be self-sufficient, independent, intelligent, contributing members of the family and society at large.

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How to Encourage Motor Skills Development in Children

Babies are born with barely enough control of their muscles to suck, and spend most of their childhood developing control over their muscles, also known as motor skills. People can learn new motor skills at any time of their lives, but young children learn more quickly and easily than they will learn later. Motor skills are divided into the categories gross and fine. Gross motor

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THE LORAX: PLANTING SEEDS WITH PRESCHOOLERS

Much of the world seems magical through the eyes of little children. The most magical thing to witness is a plant growing through its cycle into the spring month. Dr. Seuss’s birthday just passed and during this time many teachers struggle to create inspiring lessons around his books. The perfect book to combine with the newness of spring is The Lorax, and the perfect lesson

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