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Our Preschool Journey, Part 4.

Our Preschool Journey An honest account from a clueless parent’s point of view PART FOUR: (to read part 1, click here , part 2 click here and part 3 click here) Everything about this school exuded “THIS IS THE ONE FOR US.” While I could talk for days about their philosophy, values, director, teachers and 70-year history that attracted us, […]

Our Preschool Journey, Part 3

Our Preschool Journey An honest account from a clueless parent’s point of view PART THREE: (to read part one, click here or part two click here) So here we were, in the thick of it. Searching for a preschool had turned into a part-time job. Being the super-anal, comprehensive preschool investigator that I was, we had applied to […]

Our Preschool Journey, Part Two

Our Preschool Journey An honest account from a clueless parent’s point of view PART TWO: (to read part one, click here) All at the same time a moment I both dreaded and eagerly anticipated (yes, you can feel both of those feelings at once) arrived. It was time to get serious about preschool. Talk about […]

Our Preschool Journey, Part One

Our Preschool Journey An honest account from a clueless parent’s point of view PART ONE: The first time I heard about the preschool application process was after an exercise class – one of my first since the birth of my first daughter – time to shed those pregnancy pounds! There was a group of moms […]

Top 10 Tips for Parents of New Students

Beginning school can be challenging for both parents and their children. It is often the first time a child will make friends with someone who is not a sibling, cousin or a neighbor. The friendships formed in pre-school can last a lifetime for both children and their parents. What a wonderful time it can be! […]

Summertime at the Schoolhouse

Our second session of camp wrapped up a few weeks ago. The schoolhouse has been quiet…I should say, without the sounds of children. Workers have been here painting and doing the things that workers do to help keep our 70+ year old little school in tip-top condition. So, even though we haven’t been busy with the business […]