Physical Activity Paramount to Youth Development

In an age of video games and the internet, children are much less inclined to play outside and participate in sports. Lately this is due in great part to fear of getting hurt, particularly over the latest controversy concerning concussions in football. But football of today is nowhere near your father’s or your grandfather’s sport…. Read more »

How to Encourage Your Child’s Learning Journey

The majority of US adolescents are on a normal path to a healthy, happy adult life. However, the adolescent years can be challenging and there is always a portion of these young adults that face juvenile delinquency. Alcohol and drug use as well as violence, illegal activity and unprotected sex all exist within this category…. Read more »

Childhood Obesity a True Epidemic

Childhood obesity has doubled amongst pre-teens and tripled among teenagers over the past 30 years. Not only does obesity impact a child’s self-image and esteem, it could lead to long term risk for heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes. This growing epidemic all stems from children and parents establishing poor eating and lifestyle habits. According to… Read more »

The Importance of Infant Learning

The first three years of life are crucial to a baby’s brain development. Each day newborns progress physically, mentally and socially making infant learning an important aspect of childhood education. Positive experiences that challenge and captivate infants are the keys to learning. Seeing, touching, tasting, smelling and hearing all help with cognitive reasoning, motor skills… Read more »

Early Childhood Education Beneficial to Development

The benefits to enrolling your child in an early childhood education program are proven and enumerable. Studies show children enrolled in early childhood education achieve better GPAs in education of all levels are more likely to lead a successful life.   Early education encourages a lifetime thirst for knowledge that will stay with the child… Read more »

Teaching Mindfulness Techniques to Children

Currently, many people are seeking ways to become more calm and at peace in the present. Mindfulness is the answer to many of our questions, most of us just don’t realize it yet. Mindfulness is a clear mental state achieved only by focusing your awareness on the current, present moment. Acknowledging, accepting, and controlling your… Read more »

Introducing New Education Methods into Our Program

  Preparing children to adapt in our world starts at home and extends to include every other aspect of their life, especially in educational surroundings. A happy, well-rounded child is not only loved, but nurtured in a way that caters to their individual personalities so that they too, can shine in their own light.  … Read more »

Developmental Milestones for 4 and 5 Year Olds

During pre-kindergarten programs, there will be many developmental milestones for children. While each child is different and learns at his or her own pace, there are common achievements each child will reach. From the ages of 4 to 5, children tend to blossom in response to all the information they’ve been collecting. They’ll start to… Read more »

Is My Child Ready For Preschool?

When a child turns four, one question on their parent’s mind is “should I send my child to a preK program?” Four is a very impressionable age and we understand it can be difficult for parents to trust their child’s well-being in someone else’s hands. However, we are learning more and more how crucial preschool… Read more »

Obama’s Plan for Early Childhood Education

“We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.”  Barack Obama There’s a reason the children of today are learning harder and… Read more »