Enhancing Family Time Through STEM

Enhancing Family Time Through STEM

STEM is important to early childhood education simply because children are explorers by nature and that exploration starts at birth. An infant, born a blank slate, begins learning the moment they are born. It’s that natural progression and enthusiasm in learning that needs supporting by the early...

Parenting – A Success Story

Parenting – A Success Story

Many people will tell you that parenting doesn’t come with a manual, however, Google “parenting” and you will find more information than you will ever be able to read in your lifetime. There is plenty of information. What most of those wonderful sources of...

Letting Millions of Children Down

Letting Millions of Children Down

Are you a numbers person? Well, I’ve got some incredible numbers for you! In 2015, there were 23.9 million children aged 0-5 years of age in the United States. Forty-five percent of those children live in poverty aka “working poor” homes. Of that 23.9 million,...

Why Do Daycares…

Why Do Daycares…

Have you ever wondered, why do daycares do the things they do? The answer is simple… to meet the standards of the rules and regulations as established by the state and federal government. Well that certainly makes sense… but, after a moment of thought you might remember how many...

Spatial Awareness in Children

Spatial Awareness in Children

Life is complicated and busy. Seldom do we take the opportunity to break down the elements involved in a child’s development. Sometimes, however, we need to slow things down to better care for our children. Spatial awareness is something that a child starts acquiring from birth. Maybe, if we as parents,...

Creating an Environment of YES!

Creating an Environment of YES!

“No!” “Put that down!” “Get down before you fall!” “I said no, and I meant NO!” As a parent, grandparent, teacher, or caregiver… can you count the times you have said these phrases? Impossible, right? Creating an Environment of YES, changes the whole...