The Importance of Natural Movement | Paul Hanna

My family did some traveling this summer. We listened to lots of toddler-curated music, but we also had the opportunity to catch an audiobook we loved -- “Movement Matters” by Katy Bowman. I recommend this book. The book is a collection of essays written by the movement scientist (specifically a “biomechanist”), who believes a … Continue reading The Importance of Natural Movement | Paul Hanna

The summer learning experience | Trisha Miller

Many parents and educators are concerned that children will not retain knowledge and skills over the summer in today’s highly academic and competitive society.  This often leads to signing children up for loads of classes, camps and activities to fill their every summertime hour. Parents will seek, and teachers will sometimes recommend: workbooks, apps, … Continue reading The summer learning experience | Trisha Miller

Blog: What stories are your kids being told? | Katelyn Ewing

While perusing the shelves of the elementary library, I came across a children’s novel that I had forgotten about. Instantly, I was flooded with warm memories of The Tale of Despereaux. If you’re not familiar with this children's book-turned animated film, let me fill you in. This story follows the adventures of a smaller … Continue reading Blog: What stories are your kids being told? | Katelyn Ewing

Tips for Successful Bedtime Routine; by Dr. Cheryl Blau

Having a regular routine for bedtime helps provide our children with a strong sense of security and comfort as they conclude each day. Whether they spent their day playing with friends, running around outside, learning in school, at team practice, or any combination thereof, both their bodies and minds need help calming down at … Continue reading Tips for Successful Bedtime Routine; by Dr. Cheryl Blau