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Why Biting?

January 3, 2017

From toddlers to twos, biting is an unavoidable topic. While developmentally appropriate, and completely normal in many ways, biting is still an uncomfortable and sometimes scary reality for many families. When you find yourself asking, why, why, why, here are some common answers: Expressing emotion: Oddly enough, young toddlers can bite as a way of showing […]

The First Day: Quick Tips for a Smooth Transition

December 28, 2016

We know that first days can be tough (sometimes more so on the parents then on the children) and depending on the age of your child, there are various degrees of first day jitters. So here are 5 quick tips on preparing for a first day! Stay calm and carry on! Your child picks up […]

Extending Learning at Home

December 21, 2016

While your child is experiencing a jam packed day of learning, discovery and academics at school, parents play a huge role in setting the foundation for successful learning. We know that it can be hard sometimes to think of fun learning activities after a long day at work or school. So we’ve come up with […]

Books for Bedtime

December 16, 2016

No matter what time bedtime is, routine is paramount! Children thrive off of a consistent routine and a good bedtime routine can help the night and next day go so much smoother. Of course what would bedtime be without a few good night stories? Reading to your child can be a little difficult at times […]

Be a STEM Superstar!

December 9, 2016

STEM topics are not silos.Good STEM programs integrate the concepts of science and math with the tools of technology and then apply them as engineering to problems in the real world. For example, an activity to measure the speed of a toy car can involve the science concepts of speed and acceleration with the technology […]

Bringing up Bookworms

November 26, 2016

In today’s techy world, it’s easy to forget the importance of books when we have digital screens. However more and more research is showing the benefits of raising children who love books. Whether digital or not, books, stories, and reading with children should be a top priority both in school and at home. Since we’re […]

Time for Fall, Time for Treats!

October 24, 2016

The weather is turning colder (cold for California at least) and there is a definite fall feeling in the air. With some major holidays right around the corner (Halloween, thanksgiving, dare we say it….Christmas) we are all starting to feel the pressure of a busy season. What better way to step back and relax then […]

Simply Science

October 4, 2016

Who doesn’t love a good experiment? Science teaches kids about the world around them, encourages exploration and discovery, and most importantly, asks questions like ‘Why’ and ‘How’. We believe in hands on science, which is why each of our rooms, from infants all the way up to our school age program, has a science center. […]

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