The Struggle for 15 Minutes a Day: The Importance of Early Childhood Literacy

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

Power Struggles

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

HFYH: Meet The Teacher Days

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

Back-to-School Big Feelings

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

Preschool Minds and Bodies Working Together

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

HFYH Graduation 2022

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

Halloween Fun

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.

Fall Family Picnic 2021

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