The Power of Positive Language

The Power of Positive Language

“Teach by teaching, not correcting.” — Maria Montessori It’s hard not to bribe children when they won’t listen. “If you don’t put your toys away there will be no show.” “If you don’t finish eating dinner then there will be no treat.” We try these common phrases when...
Immunity Boosters

Immunity Boosters

With the pandemic still surging, staying healthy is more important than ever before. In addition to following the scope of medicine and science, keeping your immune system strong naturally is increasingly vital. Our Aftercare teacher and certified holistic...
A Reading List for the New Year

A Reading List for the New Year

Who doesn’t love a good book list? The new year is always a good time to get rid of the old, and welcome the new… whether you’re traipsing down to Beehive for some new titles or borrowing from the local library, we promise your kiddo won’t be...
Winter Playlist

Winter Playlist

Imagine: you’ve lit a fire, piled your hot chocolate with plenty of marshmallows, and the whole family has their comfiest, coziest sweaters on… the one thing that’s missing? Some seasonal tunes! We asked our teachers to share their favorite wintery...
Setting Boundaries at Home

Setting Boundaries at Home

“To let the child do as he likes when he has not yet developed any powers of control is to betray the idea of freedom.” — Maria Montessori We’ve heard it from staff and parents alike – the new normal of COVID where we are inherently spending more time with our...
Holiday Helpers!

Holiday Helpers!

The holiday season has arrived and this one holds the promise for more warmth and community than the one we spent in isolation last year. Youngsters are getting excited about the family plans ahead whether that’s sharing a small meal together or traveling to see...