We can all agree that reading to your child is beneficial. We’ve all seen the infographics on social media and answered the survey questions at the Pediatrician’s office. I have even noticed that my school aged children are assigned 20-30 minutes of reading as homework instead of traditional worksheets. Reading to/with your child daily is… Read More
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Every parent has encountered the dreaded power struggle with their child. I bet that first sentence is recalling some fond memories for you. Power struggles are when the expectations of the parent/adult are not in line with the expectations of the child and result in conflict. Cue the tantrum. Imagine you’ve had a fun afternoon… Read More
Our teachers and staff have been hard at work all summer long to prepare for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year! You should have already recieved an email from your child’s teacher including the following information: HFYH “Meet the Teacher” days are Tuesday, August 8th, or Wednesday, August 9th (the day and time are specific to… Read More
Congratulations! You’ve made the choice to enrich the development of your child by enrolling them in our prekindergarten program. Parents have a lot to consider when choosing between our half day and full day Pre-K schedules. Many factors may play a role in your decision. I like to think of Pre-K as a “practice” for… Read More
September 22nd is the first official day of fall and we’re starting to see the whispers of a changing season. As our students walk around the school grounds they can observe that the leaves are begining to change in color, the acorns on the playground are becoming plentiful and there have been one or two… Read More
From Toddler-Time to Pre-Kindergarten, our students and teachers have come together this week creating their classroom communities. This may look like play but our students are doing hard work! Change and transition are challenging, even for adults. We all approach the first days of school with a spectrum of emotions ranging from excitement to nerves.… Read More
3-6 year olds are hard at work learning to manipulate their fingers and controlling their bodies. As teachers and parents we focus on giving them opportunities to develop fine and gross motor skills. Fine motor skills are small movements, usually in the hands and fingers. Gross motor skills are larger movements, involving parts of the… Read More
The excited but a little nervous students line up with their caps and gowns adjusted to a tee. I see one little girl peek around the side of the door to see if it is time yet. The parents are seated in the chapel with tissues ready to absorb their tears as their little ones… Read More
Princesses, superheros, puppies, and cowboys walking through our hallways means only one thing. It’s Halloween! It was a week of pumpkin exploring, trick-or-treating, parades, and parties. Enjoy the pictures from our week below.
The Fall Family Family picnic is one of our most loved Home For Your Heart events. When the pandemic hit in 2020, we were disappointed to be unable to move forward with our beloved family picnic. As sad as that was, we were thrilled with the possibility of having it this year. With some stipulations… Read More