1. Milestones to Hit Before Kindergarten

    Parents everywhere are familiar with the term “milestone.” From social, cognitive, physical, and academic perspectives, milestones are used to mark a child’s progress, as well as compare it to where they should be at. Milestones are not set-in-stone indicators for success, because every child develops at their own pace. Your first child might have started talking before they were one but sta…Read More

  2. The Most Important Grade

    Nearly always, preschool is thought of as the entryway to education. It’s the porch steps that lead to the house, it’s the “practice year(s)” before kindergarten and the grades to follow. This is the common sentiment, and yet, it’s pretty off-base. Many educational researchers and psychologists consider preschool not just an important year, but the most formative grade of them all. But w…Read More