October 7, 2019

What If You Don’t Vaccinate Your Child? 

Your child is at risk for developing a vaccine-preventable disease 

Vaccines were developed to protect people from dangerous and often fatal diseases. These diseases remain a threat. Vaccines are safe and effective protection. 

Inf...

September 5, 2019

...of secondary importance is to prepare for being five.  - Jim Trelease

Jim Trelease is the author of "The Read-Aloud Handbook" a book every entering Kindergartner's parent should read, because reading aloud to your children is the single most important activity to do...

August 3, 2019

Everything Depends on Play

According to the National Institute for Play, our brain imaging science has helped us to understand seven patterns of play as well as why play is a central part of neurological growth and development—Play is one important way that humans build...

May 13, 2019

I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. ~Abraham Lincoln

"I don't remember much about what my Sunday School teacher taught me," Doug Verdin, Rowayton Methodist Church's minister in 1994 told our teachers, "but...

March 21, 2019

 How Does Your Story Start?

                Author and Kindergarten teacher, Vivien Gussein Paley, built her curriculum around the stories of the children in her class. The process of dictating, transcribing, illustrating and re-enacting their personal stories became th...

January 5, 2019

It’s that time of year again when nursery schools across our region open their doors for the public to come in and see if the school is a good fit for your child and family.  As the parent of a small child or a parent who recently moved into a new area, these nursery s...

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