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your options in a child's education

As a parent, there are so many decisions that need to be made about your child's education. Do you want your kids to attend public school, private school, or do you want to home-school them? What are your options? What will benefit your child and your family the most? Scroll through my site to find a ton of information that can assist you in making this big decision. Here, you will find all of the resources that I have used to make the decision about what I did for my children to ensure that they are getting the most from the years they spend in the educational system.

How To Decide If A Gym Membership Is Right For You

Exercise is important, as it can help you minimize the risk for a number of health problems and maintain a healthy weight. Once you've decided to start a regular exercise routine, you need to decide whether a gym membership is right for you or whether it makes more sense for you to work out in your home or in the great outdoors. Which One Will Keep You Motivated? Think about what would keep you more motivated to actually work out - the fact that you don't even need to leave your home or the fact that you've already spent a bunch of money to join a gym. Read More 

3 Easy Activities To Help Develop Your Preschooler’s Fine Motor Skills This Summer

It is easy to take for granted everything that you do with your fingers every day, from picking up small objects to buttoning your clothes. It can be difficult to remember a time when you were not able to do those tasks.  Your preschooler is currently working on learning how to do those fine-motor tasks that as an adult it is easy to take for granted. It takes a lot of efforts for preschoolers to develop their fine motor skills and muscles. Read More 

Surviving Summer Break As A Stay-At-Home Parent

Summer time is quickly approaching, and that means that the kids will be out of school (such as Rainbow Montessori). It is time to lock yourself in the bathroom until the middle of August  enjoy spending time with your babies while they have a well deserved break from all of their hard work during the school year. But the truth is, that much togetherness can be overwhelming; especially if you are a stay-at-home parent. Read More 

Two Questions You May Have About Choosing A Preschool

Enrolling your child in a quality preschool program can help given them a head start in the world of academics by helping acclimate them to a formal education setting. However, this can be a highly stress task for many new parents because they may not know what to expect from this process or these services. Yet, learning the answers for a couple of basic questions about preschools should help you to be able to make decisions that will be the best for your child's needs. Read More 

3 Tips To Help Your Special Needs Child Transition To Child Care

If your child has required specialized care from the beginning, there are pretty good odds that they'll suffer from some level of separation anxiety upon being left with a child care provider. Below are three ways to help your child—and yourself—prepare for such separation. Start Slow It's normal for any child to feel uneasy at the thought of being left with a complete stranger. This is a healthy developmental stage for children. Read More