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Does Preschool Cause My Child Unnecessary Stress?

Studies have shown that optimal social development for children occurs when they are in a “natural” home setting with extended care from grandparents, aunts, uncles, parents and siblings. Spending long hours in a roomful of preschoolers who have difficulty controlling their emotions and lack social skills, can be unnecessarily stressful and detrimental to a child’s […]


How Do Playgroups Help My Child?

Children play to learn and learn to play. Playgroups are designed to simulate a child’s home environment – clean, stable stimulating, yet distinct from a typical home routine of family activities and rules. We can distinguish between two types of playgroups: facilitated and informal. In the former, trained early childhood educators facilitate children’s learning through […]