July 9, 2014
Kids in pool

Staying Water Safe this Summer

At a recent pool party for graduating second graders, I was one of only two parents who stayed. I don’t think of myself as a helicopter […]
June 24, 2014
Young Boy Playing at Montessori/Pre-School

Using Play as a Method to Teach!

One child is sitting at a desk, completing a teacher-assigned worksheet. Another child is arranging small pebbles around a drawing she made in the mud with […]
June 19, 2014
Children Playing Carnival Duck Game

A Sizzling Summer without the Learning Loss

We love summer: trips to the beach, parades, fireworks, picnics, long, lazy days, and the opportunity to learn! School is out but that does not mean […]
June 11, 2014
Mother with kids reading story

Instilling a love of reading in your child- The Best Gift you can give them

Most parents look forward to the day when they hear their child reading independently for the first time. It is a true joy, whether teacher or […]