Pumpkin spice-filling bellies and cozy decor on front porches can only mean one thing: the last golden days of summer are upon us, and we are transitioning into fall! Fall is one of the most fun seasons to experience with kids, no matter what their age.
Should preschoolers have homework? Are there benefits? Does it make them “competitive” as students? This article looks at both sides of the argument, but explains why the educators at Little Sunshine’s Preschool decide not to assign homework to preschoolers and those in our pre-K program.
Of all the things parents of preschoolers can feel guilty about, eating healthy food and nutrition is near the top of the list. If you feel lost on what meals you should be feeding your growing preschooler, read this article to get help on what a healthy plate should look like.
If parenting looks less like a relationship for you and more like a tug of war, you may be dealing with control issues in your household. Read this article to learn the difference between being in charge and being in control, what happens when control goes unchecked, and how parents can establish who is in charge without squashing their child’s confidence.
Preschool helps equip children with all kinds of important social skills that they will continue to build on their entire lives. Here are a few of the ways preschool can prepare your child socially for the road ahead.
The preschool age can be so fun and exciting, yet kind of confusing as the parent. What are the appropriate expectations for your child? What should they be able to do themselves? Toddlerhood does not feel that far away, where you were at their beck and call for every need, and now it’s time to start transitioning out of that. If you are a little overwhelmed on where to start, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite and most helpful tips for developing independence in your preschooler.
If you’re nervous about your preschooler making friends, here are a few constants you can look to when it comes to preschoolers making friends and some suggestions on how you can help them develop these very special bonds.
Parents are more health-conscious and money-conscious than ever before. Not only are more and more studies coming out about the problems with ultra-processed food, but the cost of living for most parents has only increased. For parents with infants and babies, one of the easiest ways to address both issues is to make their own baby food
There is no instruction manual on being a parent. So much of it seems made up on the fly! Because of the impromptu nature of the job, every parent makes mistakes when it comes to disciplining their children. Here are some areas where you can make small adjustments and make a big difference in the effectiveness of your discipline.
As any parent of a toddler can tell you, enforcing rules is hard. Not only is it inherently difficult, but every family enforces rules differently. How can a parent be sure they aren’t being too harsh or too lenient? This article provides a few age-appropriate rules you can work on with your toddler and ways […]