Category: Preschool

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 »

Physical Activity Directly Correlates with Academic Performance

It’s no secret Americans are increasingly leading a sedentary lifestyle. In an age of video games and the internet, children are much less inclined to play outside. This inactivity is having detrimental consequences, including higher rates of childhood obesity along with diminishing concentration and thinking skills. Whereas past generations may have gone outside to play… 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 »

Dealing with Preschool Separation Anxiety

Beginning preschool is an exciting time for your child, but it can also be quite frightening. The transition to this stage of their education is often a rocky one, consisting of good days and bad days. Ensuring your little one has an easy changeover to preschool can be abridged by putting forth a few simple… 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 »