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Dear Friends, As both a mother and CEO of more than 900 schools committed to educating and caring for children across the country, my heart breaks for those impacted by the senseless tragedy that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut. Our deepest condolences go out to the students, parents, teachers and staff of Sandy Hook Elementary and […]
For better or worse, my kids associate the holiday season with gifts. I haven’t even put away the Thanksgiving decorations, but I already know my boys would like their first electronic readers, some new clothing for our planned holiday trip and (obviously!) a replenishing of their beloved baseball equipment. While my kids will receive some […]
I’m not psychic, but I have a prediction. If your baby goes to daycare, chances are that one day, you’ll suddenly get a lot of protests and crying at drop-off – right around the time your baby starts to crawl. How can I be so certain? Scientists who study infants have discovered that a baby […]
Childcare experts, pediatricians, dentists (and grandmas) usually frown on the use of a bottle after baby’s first birthday. And the longer you keep bottles around, the more your baby will grow attached to them. So transitioning to a cup is a good idea – and it can be done earlier than you might expect. Here’s […]
Learning Care Group officially launches ‘Grow Fit’ program encouraging balanced nutrition practices and physical activity in more than 900 early childhood education centers nationwide – including Childtime, The Children’s Courtyard, Montessori Unlimited, La Petite Academy and Tutor Time schools. Through Grow Fit, Learning Care Group is working to support children’s healthy development while preventing childhood […]
Learning is best when it’s fun, meaningful – and incognito! With a little help from technology, you can cleverly disguise important school readiness skills to help prepare your child this year. Here are some helpful tech tips to give your young child a jump start on five important early literacy skills they’ll need for school. […]
I figured both my kids would love reading since I did. Not so much. It was a humbling blow when my first daughter didn’t want to sit still for an entire story. Apparently kids aren’t born readers. So, what’s a parent to do? Anything to raise a reader, including standing on your head. (It won’t […]
There is no one right way to be a good parent. Trust what’s best for you and your family! How do you celebrate being a parent?
Defining success on your own terms can lead to a happier you! What does success mean for you?
Kindness Counts in different ways. Here at Sprout we like to remind you that every day is a good day to be kind to your body. Try this quick and easy recipe with your child today! Do you have a favorite recipe that’s kind to your body? Share it below in a comment.
Make a pattern with silverware (e.g., one fork, two spoons, one fork, etc.). Challenge your child to continue the pattern. You can try as many patterns as you want!
These activities are great to do with a two year old! Grooming Our Pets What is Needed: Stuffed animals Combs, brushes, and ribbons & clips (optional) Doing the Activity: Get down on the floor with your two year old and bring out the stuffed animals, and brushes and combs. Tell your child that their […]