Ideas for Fun Summer Days

With summer right around the corner and beautiful blue skies tempting us out you may be thinking of exploring what our community has to offer.  There are plenty of fun adventures just waiting to be had right in our area.  No formal vacation plans required! We’ve compiled the following list of day trip ideas we hope you…

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Sleep and Your Child

Consistent routines and getting enough sleep can make a tremendous difference to your child’s day and enable them to be ready to learn new social and academic skills at school. This is true at any age, but particularly true for younger children, especially if adapting to a new routine. The recommended amounts of sleep per…

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Encouraging Healthy Eating Habits

Preschoolers have reached a time in their development where they like to do things for themselves and if shown correctly, can be very capable. As preschoolers tend to be more willing to cooperate with mom, dad and other caretakers than when they were toddlers, it is a wonderful opportunity to teach about healthy foods, a…

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Carseat/Booster Seat Safety

Use the Right Kind of Car Seat or Booster Seat and Use it Correctly Be sure you have the correct size and type of car seat for your child and that it is secured firmly in your car using a seatbelt or latch system.  Also be sure that the straps in your child’s car seat are…

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Why Montessori Elementary?

A Montessori elementary classroom is profoundly different from traditional elementary school rooms. These fundamental differences provide an ideal learning environment that is in tune with children’s developmental growth and are exactly why the Montessori elementary program helps children thrive. 1) Truly Individualized Instruction In a Montessori classroom, teachers guide, not lecture. Rather than a teacher…

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Nurturing Your Child’s Attention Span

The ability to mentally focus and sustain concentration comes from within the child’s brain and as the brain develops, so does the capacity for an attention span. The daily experiences of a child’s life, together with the environment surrounding him/her, can shape this growth. When children are passively watching any kind of screen instead of…

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