Importance of Art in Childhood Development

Importance of Art in Childhood Development
Children are naturally curious and creative. Making art is quite instinctive for kids, and a good early childhood program will nurture children’s artistic inclinations. Did you know that in addition to being lots of fun, art is important to your child’s healthy development? Read on to find out w

Benefits of Pretend Play

Benefits of Pretend Play
Children love to play make-believe. Whether they’re pretending to be astronauts, kings and queens, sports stars or just plain grownups, children’s imaginations fire up when they pretend to be someone else. Pretend play isn’t just fun – it’s also a critical component of children’s develop

Self-Care

There are so many times we need to hit the pause button as we are parenting for our own self-care and the care of our family. As we near the Holidays this becomes more and more apparent. Many parents and caregivers become consumed by the ever-growing needs of their children and forget about their ow

Leap to the Occasion – Leap Year Fun

It takes the Earth about 365.242189 days – or 365 days, five hours, 48 minutes and 45 seconds — to circle once around the sun. However, the Gregorian calendar only has 365 days in a year, so we add a leap day Feb. 29 every four years. If we didn’t, we would lose almost six […]