A typical preschool day for Katelynn includes circle time with her classmates, songs, stories, and games in the “Muscle Room” (aka, gym). “It’s not super structured,” says mom Casey. “It’s more play-based.” All those fun activities have a purpose, however. A game played with dice, for example, is actually designed to introduce young… Read more »
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You may be lucky enough to have a spot for your child at the #1 preschool in town, but will she be ready when the time comes? And, what exactly does “ready“ mean today?
All kids learn the cute little song, but that doesn’t mean they know the alphabet! There are at least six other things your preschooler needs to know about those 26 letters before thinking about reading.
For moms and dads, the decision to place their child in the care of others is enormous, and finding a place that offers top-notch care is crucial. Here’s how to find a fit that works for your family.
If kindergarten is the new first grade … is your child ready?
A new school, a new beginning, a new everything. Here are real questions asked by rising kindergarteners and a wealth of solutions to help along the exciting journey.
Wait! Don’t panic when your child plays doctor with her stuffed animals. It’s a normal and healthy rite of passage. Leslie Kramer’s 4-year-old daughter, Georgia, enjoys playing with dolls. Scratch that. She is obsessed by it. Her two favorites, Cha Cha and Miss Piddy, go with her everywhere – on errands in the car, out… Read more »
Nannies, family child care, a child-care center … Find out what it all means and what might be right for your child.
Your little one is getting picked on during the day … Here’s what you can do to protect her.