Misc.

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Everyone and every family has different resources available to them. And that’s OK! We’re not all the same and we’re not all supposed to be the same. Resources differ in: money knowledge time family size education social background social circles geographical location emotional capacities creativity family history and the list goes on So what does this […]

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“You’re not sending your son to preschool?!” “What about learning to read?” “Aren’t you scared he won’t be ready for kindergarten?” “What about socialization? How is he going to make friends?” I have heard all of these types of remarks and more. The general population has been misinformed about preschool. The masses have now been […]

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Taking your preschooler to the grocery store is a wonderful teaching opportunity! Did you know that grocery shopping with your child provides more learning opportunities than attending a preschool class? Why? #1 – The experience is AUTHENTIC. Grocery shopping is a real life skill. Everyone goes to the grocery store. #2 – They are WITH YOU. […]

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To TEACH Definition: teach, verb–to impart knowledge or skill; give instruction. By this definition, YOU are a teacher! You are the FIRST teacher in your child’s life. You immediately started teaching your child as soon as you held your baby in your arms. What were you teaching when you gazed upon your newborn? You were: teaching communication through your […]

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Have you ever considered that parenting is a skill? That parenting skills can be taught, learned and practiced just like other skills? Think about this: What is something that you are good at? What skill or activity do you feel completely competent in doing? More than likely, you also really enjoy this specific skill, job […]

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