While BUGS does offer gymnastics classes for all ages, and they also offer many other things at the gym such as birthday party packages, adult fitness classes, summer camps, and even preschool. BUGS even offers open gym time for ages 7-16 on Saturdays so your child can use the equipment and burn off some energy […]
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The season of gift giving is upon us! If you have a child in daycare, preschool, or beyond, you may be trying to come up with a gift their teacher will actually like. After all, they spend a lot of their time taking care of your most precious gift!
As a stay-at-home mom, I try really hard to provide enriching and social opportunities for my young toddler. These can range from one-on-one or group play dates to childcare at church to local community classes through the museum or library.
I knew it was time to put our daughter in the church nursery. She was becoming a distraction during the service. A cute distraction, but a distraction nonetheless. Gone were the days when she would sweetly sleep in our arms throughout the sermon. Now we had a wiggle worm who smiled and cooed at everyone.
I am sure that my three-year-old enjoys his daycare. He has friends there, and he enjoys learning new things. I know he has excellent teachers, too. And yet, every morning he resists going and tells me, “I don’t want to go to school. I want to stay home and play.”
Tinkergarten strikes a balance between open exploration and thoughtful guided activities. Each week at Karst Farm, the kids get the opportunity to explore and get curious about nature together – gathering and sorting items, playing make-believe, singing songs, and practicing gratitude.
I never thought we would voluntarily move our children from a school we all loved. I figured if a job moved us, obviously we’d move. But, never by choice, and not within the same city. But, after nine years of talking about wanting more land and a basement, last spring we took the leap.
After a few weeks of chasing him around and trying to be hyper-vigilant, I decided we needed to find some new activities to do during the day. I remembered my mother using felt boards in her classroom and decided to try it out with him. It seemed like a fairly inexpensive way to create some […]
I’m a planner, list-maker, and organizer to the core. I like to do structured sensory play activities as much as – probably more than – the next person. But, after trying a few different activities with my one-year-old daughter, I realized something.