Reading with Preschoolers – Tips for Parents

July 21st, 2018

Kids reading together

The development of literacy skills—including reading, writing, and comprehension—are critical to a child’s future success, both in school and in life. According to a joint position statement of the International Literacy Association and the NAEYC— “Although reading and writing abilities continue to develop throughout the lifespan, the early childhood years—from birth through age eight—are the […]


From Pre-K to Kindergarten: Tips for a Smooth Transition

August 16th, 2017

Woman walking little girl to first day of school.

Starting kindergarten can be intimidating, even for children who have experienced an early education program. While preschool helps prepare little ones both socially and academically for school, the first days in a new school or classroom are often both exciting and scary. These tips can make the transition as smooth as possible for both you […]


How to Fit Family Time into Your Busy Schedule

March 12th, 2017

Woman and young child reading book

Hectic schedules can make it difficult for families to find time to spend together. Time goes by so incredibly quickly that, before you know it, the kids will be grown up and out on their own! Don’t let the years slip through your fingers. These easy to follow tips will help you make the most […]


Why Are Routines Important for Preschoolers?

March 12th, 2017

routine for kids

As children grow, constant changes in everyday life can throw them for a loop causing stress and anxiety about what is to come. Instead of voicing these concerns, children will often act out in other ways leading to power struggles and tantrums (or major meltdowns). Sticking to routines whenever possible can help avoid the struggles […]


Summer Safety for Kids

July 14th, 2017

Summer is in full swing and with it comes… worry. Ok, we always worry about our children, but summertime brings a whole new list of things to be concerned about. Like sun-burn, heat stroke, and ticks. Follow the tips below to keep the kids safe this summer without taking the fun out of the season! […]