Being Organized Will Make Your Child’s Life Better

April 27, 2017

Children have an uncanny ability to detect stress levels. You may think you're hiding it well, but your children can feel when you're relaxed and they can feel when you're stressed out.

So what do we do? The way I see it, we have two options. We either get a lot better at hiding our stress or we stop getting stressed so frequently.

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Interview with Debbie Pruitt: What is the difference between preschool and daycare?

April 24, 2017

We recently sat down with our director, Debbie Pruitt, to discuss a question we often hear: What exactly is the difference between preschool and daycare?

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Screen Time Guidelines for Preschoolers

April 20, 2017

Parenting as a single parent can prove difficult, particularly when it comes to occupying your children. You have to provide dinner while watching your children. The easiest solution to this paradox involves media.

Here are your options: 1) let your children sit and watch TV or play with an iPad and get dinner ready or 2) watch your child tear the house apart while you distractedly try to get dinner together.

Is there any danger for your preschooler in media? How can you set up realistic, safe screen time guidelines?

First, let's examine the effect of media on preschoolers. We'll be better positioned, then, to offer some suggestions for screen time guidelines for your preschooler.

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Goodbye, Rushed School Morning!đź‘‹

April 17, 2017

It's hard to recover from a rough morning. I don't know about you, but when my morning feels rushed, the whole day seems to be off.

It's hard enough to be disciplined about your morning without kids. Add children to the mix, and you've got a real challenge.

It's easy to think you're alone in this challenge, but you're not. All of us with school-aged children struggle with the morning routine.

No matter how hard we work, there'll always be occasional hectic mornings. The goal, however, is to make those mornings the exception and not the rule.

Here are a few tips that may help you regain control of your mornings.1

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The Origin of Easter Symbols

April 13, 2017

Our culture is not always friendly to the Christian faith. It's understandable that people who do not know Christ don't emphasize the Christian meaning of Easter.

Now that we're approaching Easter, let's take some time to get a clear understanding of the common Easter symbols. Many of these symbols have roots in the Christian heritage or have been adopted by Christians to teach truth. 

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Teaching Your Preschooler about Easter

April 10, 2017

For the Christian, Easter is the most important holiday that exists. Arguably, it is even more important than Christmas. At Christmas, we celebrate the birth of Jesus, but at Easter we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection.

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Fun Easter Preschool Activities in Charlotte

April 6, 2017

The Easter season brings in a whole host of fun family activities. The Charlotte area boasts dozens of just such events.

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Developing the Imagination of Your Preschooler

April 3, 2017

In a 1929 interview with The Saturday Evening Post, Albert Einstein said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”

According to several scientific studies, imagination is a crucial ingredient in proper child development. How can you foster imagination in your child? How can you help develop the imagination of your preschooler?

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