Sometimes I come across articles that I really like and want to pass them on. Here’s one on parenting that everyone should read. This is from Mike Leary of The Fatherly Forum. Click here for the article.
Happy Earth Day!
Jo-Ann and I used to love celebrating Earth Day with our preschool class. We felt it was an important subject for the children and they really enjoyed learning about their environment. So we expanded our activities on this subject to at least 2 weeks! We planted gardens, made sculptures out of recycled garbage, cut those plastic 6 […]
Week of The Young Child!
Hi All! Just want to let you know that April 10th-16th is the Week of The Young Child. This is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). It’s a time for celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers and families. Sure hope your preschools have some special activities planned […]
Something the Pickiest Little Eaters Will Love
I know, when you hear the word Irish Soda Bread you tend to think dry and full of raisins. Well, I found a great recipe several years ago that is a huge hit with some of the pickiest little eaters. So come on, give this recipe a try! Easy and delicious. Irresistible Irish Soda Bread […]
Creativity and Play Used to be Important!
Kids need more time for free play in preschool. This was the opening statement in a wonderful article titled, “We’re Doing Preschool All Wrong” by Rebecca Klein @rklein90 (Huffington Post). I just sat back and said, “Wow, I can’t believe we even have to think this way and how did we get so off track […]
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
Ah yeah! Green eggs and ham are being served in schools across the country as we honor the beloved Dr. Seuss’ birthday today! For me, his stories are an escape back to happy childhood days. They bring a sort of nostalgic comfort that I so enjoy sharing with children. I can even remember the excitement […]
Thank you Mama!
Dear Daycare Mama, Sending out a huge thank you to Jeannette Bellesfield for your open letter to daycare! (see the article here on HuffPost Parents) You took the time to document just how much every daycare provider is doing each day to ensure the safety and care of children. You mentioned how special the people in […]