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Your Child Is Ready To Start Preschool — Let’s Talk Safety

It's been repeated to the point of cliche but still rings true: Children grow up so fast. One minute they're in the crib, the next they're crawling and before you know it they're ready for preschool. It can be a challenge when the latter milestone arrives, because it's the first time many parents relinquish [...]

Your Child Is Ready To Start Preschool — Let’s Talk Safety 2018-04-23T02:20:14+00:00

Here’s Why You Should Create a Storytelling Tradition With Your Child

Growing up, you had activities with your family that you recognized as traditions, even though you didn’t call them that. They were done without fail, and you probably never questioned why your parents thought they were important. You just did them. Many families do these things, like eat at the table together, take trips as [...]

Here’s Why You Should Create a Storytelling Tradition With Your Child 2018-03-20T16:10:23+00:00

Here’s Why Bonding With Your Child Is So Important

Developing an emotional attachment (bonding) with your child is critical to their development as it directly and significantly impacts their sense of self-worth and security. This connection will shape the way your child perceives him or herself and relates to others throughout life. Clearly, creating a deep, strong bond with your child is one of [...]

Here’s Why Bonding With Your Child Is So Important 2018-02-26T20:58:36+00:00

Spoiling Our Team with a Trip to Asheville

At Spanish for fun!, we truly care about each and every one of our employees and want to make sure they are not only successful but happy. That’s why we make it a point to take them on retreats. Our work trips allow the team to bond, re-energize, and spark creativity. A couple of months [...]

Spoiling Our Team with a Trip to Asheville 2018-02-22T00:52:17+00:00

It’s the Winter Season…Here’s What’s Coming at Sff!

'Tis the season for winter fun and holiday activities! Here’s what we have going on at Sff! in the next few months: January In January, we learned all about transportation! Bicycles, cars, planes, trains, etc… Our little ones learned all about how we get around. February In February, we will be learning all about [...]

It’s the Winter Season…Here’s What’s Coming at Sff! 2018-02-07T23:31:37+00:00

The Numerous Benefits of Early Childhood Education

The moment your child is born, he or she starts learning and developing cognitively, physically, socially, emotionally, and linguistically. As your child grows, their brain acts like a sponge for knowledge -- learning from you and from their environment. While all children will learn and develop quickly during these formative years, there are a lot [...]

The Numerous Benefits of Early Childhood Education 2018-02-05T13:38:48+00:00

What Daycare Can Do To Enhance Your Child’s Social Skills

One of the top benefits of enrolling your child in a qualified daycare or preschool is the way it promotes the development of their social skills. Through daily real-world interactions your little one will learn invaluable life lessons like how to share, how to follow instructions, how to interact with authority figures and how to [...]

What Daycare Can Do To Enhance Your Child’s Social Skills 2018-01-22T14:14:51+00:00

Why Your Child Is Moody And What You Can Do About It

As a parent, you never really get used to the way your child goes from being excited and happy one moment to whining or even throwing a full-on temper tantrum the next. Those are the moments that remind you that your little boy or girl is a complete human being with intense emotions -- just [...]

Why Your Child Is Moody And What You Can Do About It 2018-01-11T00:59:09+00:00

Nurture Your Preschooler’s EQ for Long-Term Success

As your child hits the milestones of development and prepares to start preschool, you may become anxious about how he or she will cope with the changes ahead. It’s possible that for the first time you are releasing your child to the care of people who are not family or close friends. If you're wondering [...]

Nurture Your Preschooler’s EQ for Long-Term Success 2017-12-01T00:18:18+00:00

How To Help Your Child Develop Critical Thinking Skills

We live in a world where information is readily available from numerous sources. As your children grow up, you should train them to think critically for themselves. Train them to question what they hear because as they do, they will learn to discern the fact from fiction. Critical thinking will also open avenues for your [...]

How To Help Your Child Develop Critical Thinking Skills 2017-12-01T00:19:22+00:00