Mom: What do I expect from my children’s elementary school? Certainly not this.
'The children that I get off of the bus are exhausted. They are frustrated. They are overworked. They are burned out.... I would blame the teachers for this bleak attitude, but I...
Toddler Montessori...What are the benefits?
Many working parents are looking for a safe and healthy environment for their very young children. Options for child care are limitless and varied in what they have to offer a young child. However, current research shows us that the most crucial part of a child's development happens in the unconcscious absorbent mind, from 0-3 years old. That bei...
15 Questions to Replace “How Was School Today?”
These questions will help you draw out important information from your kids.
How Montessori Schools Promote Learning
While many parents wait until college to begin looking around for particularly top-notch facilities, others take a more proactive route, and try to find the preschool that will give their children the best advantage in life. For many parents, the best advantage often comes from sending their children to a Montessori school.
Why Google and BuzzFeed Need the Church
When big corporations make big moral decisions, where is the church’s voice?
What the Science Says About How Preschool Benefits Children
What happens when a group of the nation's leading pre-K experts get together to lay out a blueprint for what parents, and educators, can learn from decades of research?
What to Expect from Toddler Child Care at a Montessori School
The Montessori experience differs from mainstream educational philosophies, and that's one of the keys to its success. By eliminating the mindless busy-work and allowing children to engage with all of their senses, Montessori toddler child care successfully allows kids to continue loving learning throughout their education. The Montessori philosoph...
Top 10 Scientific Uses For Leftover Halloween Candy
So the kids fell asleep late last night after finally crashing from their Halloween sugar high. There are smashed pumpkins out on the street, toilet paper in the trees, and still 3 to 5 pounds of candy remaining per child. The pumpkins and toilet paper can be cleaned up… but what do you do with all that candy? You can’t possibly eat it all, right?
Staying Connect with Dakota Ridge Church!
...as we got out of the car, the big white van had pulled behind us. A guy got out and started yelling at me. “Hey! It was obvious that we were waiting for that spot! He then proceeded to let out a string of creative name-calling that just wouldn’t be appropriate to repeat here. The exchange went on for a while…he with his impressive mixture of curse words and me trying to convince him that it was accidental. He was so heated and loud that I thought he might take a swing at me.
His Decision to Have Bariatric Surgery was Lifesaving
Bariatric surgery was one of the best decisions he ever made. After losing 290 pounds, he offers a few tips that helped him along the way.