1. The Power of Imagination

    A child’s imagination is an incredible thing. As we grow older, we try to hold onto it, but when was the last time that you were able to transform a cardboard empty box into a spaceship? Or turn the living room into the Wild Wild West, where the Sheriff is standing up against an unlawful band of bank robbers?  Unfortunately, this fades away as we get older, but for the kiddos, this imaginative …Read More

  2. Dropping Your Child Off At Daycare

    It’s a feeling described as “gut-wrenching.” Even when you've done your research and picked out a program you're confident in, there’s something so unspeakably difficult about dropping your child off at daycare for the first time. Even if they’re completely fine, you’re a wreck — especially if this is your first experience ever with taking them to daycare. But our daycare center and …Read More

  3. How to Encourage Ongoing Learning Over Summer Vacation: Part One

    Summertime is meant to be a time away from structured school for those children who are old enough to attend. For older kids, this means that there are three solid months where they get to run and play in the summer sunshine and forget about all the academic knowledge they absorbed over the school year. For the younger kiddos, it is a time that exploring expands beyond the warm walls of their home…Read More

  4. STEM and the Reggio Emilia Approach

    The latest buzzword in the realm of education, STEM is a trend that shows little signs of slowing down. We see STEM toys making their way into stores, STEM academies popping up across town, and this exploration-based acronym painting headlines in news stores from time to time. But what exactly is STEM? Is this a necessary push in education, and is it one that’s best for all children? And how doe…Read More