1. Why Children Behave Better for Other People

    Is your child a holy terror at home, but you hear all the time from your daycare center in Fairfield about what an angel they are? It is not uncommon for kids to behave better for other people, and there are many reasons as to why this might be happening. When you understand why your child is having behavioral issues at home, you can treat the problem at its source! So, without further ado, the fo…Read More

  2. Five Time Management Tips to Keep Your Kids on Track

    Decades ago, children played until dinnertime, and went to bed without a thought in their heads about scheduling and time commitments. But these days, even young kids have quite a bit to juggle. All of our children either play a sport, take music lessons, or spend time with an after school tutor. Birthday parties and dance recitals fill their weekends, and many kids are at risk of becoming overwhe…Read More

  3. How to Keep Your Child Active During Winter

    In our previous blog, our child care center in Cortlandt Manor went over a couple of tips for keeping your child active when it is cold out. To recap, we talked about spending some time in an indoor facility, like a rec center, and engaging in fun, outdoor activities in the snow. These aren’t the only things that you can do to encourage your child to become more active. The following is a list f…Read More

  4. Diversity Starts With Our Kids: 6 Ways to Teach Your Kids about Diversity and Inclusion

    As we raise our children, we see endless opportunities for them to contribute to a kinder world, a more accepting society, and a more generous community in the future. We teach our kids to share with their friends at daycare and preschool, and with their siblings. We talk to them about using their words and giving back to their communities by donating toys and canned food to families in need. We a…Read More

  5. Simple and special valentines treats and presents for busy parents

    Nothing says “love” better than a homemade gift or treat from your child, made at his or hers preschool, for Valentine’s Day. Here are a few ideas to help create some handmade gifts and memories with your children: Yarn Heart Cards: Give your kiddos child-safe plastic needles to stitch up some yarn heart cards. All you need is some colored card stock, scissors, tape colored yarn and the chil…Read More

  6. Combat Cabin Fever with These Five Fun Activities that Children Will Love

    Weekends can feel incredibly long when cold temperatures and icy weather keep your entire family indoors for 48 hours. While your children have been stimulated and learning all week at preschool or their childcare center, weekends can drag on a bit. How do you help your kids burn off energy and remain engaged when winter weather prevents them from running around the yard or heading to the beach or…Read More

  7. February 2015 Newsletter – Peekskill

      News from Administration We had a lot of fun in January!  We enjoyed Crazy Hat Day on the 15th. We also explored many themes revolving around winter and snow.  Our Preschool and Pre-K classes made imitation snow to use in their sensory table.  They also made sticky ice!  Our Preschool child also made their own beautiful snow globes! This month we are looking to be just as busy with all …Read More

  8. February 2015 Newsletter – Monroe

      News from Administration January was certainly a busy month!  We rang in the New Year with new sessions of Tumbletrain and Tiny Feet.  We enjoyed our Crazy Hat Day on January 15th and National Preschool Fitness Day on the 23rd!  It was fun for all!     The Pre-Kindergarten and Junior Kindergarten classes went to Big Y for a field trip.  They enjoyed making pizza (and eating it…Read More

  9. Tips for Keeping Kids Active

    It is no secret that childhood obesity is a big problem here in the United States. Obesity is so much more than just about how a child looks, it is a real health issue. Kids that are obese or overweight are much more likely to develop Diabetes, along with a wide variety of other health problems down the road. One of the best ways to combat childhood obesity is to keep your kids active. At Child's…Read More