Preschool

Birth to Age 3: Basics for a Great Start

Birth to Age 3: Basics for a Great Start

By Guest Blogger Susan Shore Schwartz  For parents, life has changed dramatically in the last few weeks. Many are now home all day, trying to find the right balance between educating and entertaining their children while sheltering in place. While older children may...
How Can Big Bird, Elmo, and Friends Help Young Children Navigate this Difficult Time?

How Can Big Bird, Elmo, and Friends Help Young Children Navigate this Difficult Time?

By Guest Blogger Christine Murray, PhD, LCMHC, LMFT, Director of the Healthy Relationships Initiative in the UNCG Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships Last month, I got to go somewhere that I never even could have dreamed would be possible when I was a...
Things to Do with Your Toddlers/Preschoolers This Fall & Winter

Things to Do with Your Toddlers/Preschoolers This Fall & Winter

By Rachel Hoeing When the weather is bad, you may find yourself stuck indoors with rambunctious toddlers and preschoolers. But when you get a glimpse of a beautiful fall day in the Triad, you want to enjoy all the time outdoors that you possibly can! Whether you are a...
Ellen’s Book Nook ~ Top Picks for Summer Reading 2019

Ellen’s Book Nook ~ Top Picks for Summer Reading 2019

By Guest Blogger Ellen Lloyd As Gershwin wrote, “Summertime and the livin’ is easy!” Summer is finally here, signaling time for more relaxed schedules, fun times with family and friends and lots of time to enjoy great summer reads! Whether you enjoy lazy days by the...
A Focus on the First Five Years: Four Key Connections to Foster Your Child’s Development

A Focus on the First Five Years: Four Key Connections to Foster Your Child’s Development

By Guest Blogger Kim Lancaster, Franchise Owner Primrose School of Brassfield and New Irving Park The brain develops faster in the first five years of life than at any other point, and studies show that the human brain is never more receptive than during this time...