Is Your Child Getting Enough Whole Foods? Simple Ways to Boost Nutrition

By Family, Family Wheel

Life is hectic, kids are picky, and fast food can seem like the only solution sometimes. But relying too heavily on processed foods can shortchange your child’s health. This is when they start forming food habits that can last a lifetime. What if instead of just chips and cookies, they also learned to enjoy apples, carrots, or a handful of grapes? It’s important to know if your child is getting enough whole foods.

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Little Readers, Big Dreams: Nurturing Early Childhood Literacy at Home

By Family, Parental Resources

I’m so passionate about setting our littlest learners up for success, and one of the most powerful things we can do is foster a love of reading and language from a very early age. Ensuring early childhood literacy can be done easily at home. You might be thinking, “Isn’t my child too young to start reading?” The answer is no! Early literacy is about more than just books. It’s about building a foundation of skills that will lead to confident reading and a lifelong love of learning.

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Do You Know the Dietary Needs for Your Child? Are They Meeting Them?

By Family, Family Wheel

Children are notorious for being picky eaters. It’s easiest when they are infants and their choices are limited between milk and formula. As children get older, sneaking veggies in between bites of fruit or other snacks is still pretty easy. It gets trickier as they get older, but at every age, it’s important to know their dietary needs to ensure they’re being met.

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Actions to Take to Improve Your Knowledge and Skills as a Parent

By Family, Family Wheel

A lot of parenting is figuring things out day by day, however, there is an old saying “You don’t know what you don’t know”. There is so much information out there, but rather than getting overwhelmed, the goal for parents should be to continuously learn and grow with their children. It’s true parents can’t know everything, but they can be proactive and improve knowledge and skills to ensure they are able to help their children grow up to be strong, healthy, happy, members of society. Read on to learn actions to take to improve your knowledge and skills as a parent or guardian. Read More

Ideas for Becoming a Comfortable and Confident Parent

By Family, Family Wheel, Parental Resources
Do you feel like a comfortable and confident parent? Parenting is an ever-evolving journey, and it’s natural to feel a bit uncertain amidst the multitude of advice and resources available. However, cultivating confidence is essential for your child’s growth and your peace of mind. Let’s explore why confidence matters and discover some simple ways to boost your parenting confidence.
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Parks’ Place Anthem for Children

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As we step into the new year, it’s hard to believe that we’re already halfway through the school year. This means we’re approaching an important event: graduation. One of our special traditions is teaching the Parks’ Place anthem to our students. It’s a song that holds a lot of meaning for us—it’s sung by each graduating class and carries with it the memories and experiences of their time here.

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Fun Holiday Games for Families

By Family, Family Wheel, Fun, Kids

The holiday season is a magical time for families to come together, create lasting memories, and enjoy delightful moments. It’s time for fun holiday games! For parents with young children, incorporating festive games into your celebrations can add an extra layer of joy and excitement. Whether you’re celebrating Kwanzaa, Christmas, or ringing in the New Year, here are some entertaining holiday games perfect for the whole family!

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Thanksgiving Joy: Kids’ Adorable Celebrations!

By General Announcements

Happy Thanksgiving from Park's Place!

🦃 Get ready to be charmed by our little ones as they spread Thanksgiving cheer in the most adorable way! 🍁

Watch as our children dress up and embrace the festive spirit of Thanksgiving with their heartwarming smiles, creative costumes, and endearing gestures. From mini pilgrims to tiny turkeys, their enthusiasm is contagious, and their gratitude is truly heart-melting. Join us in celebrating the season of gratitude and family togetherness with these precious moments that remind us of the simple joys of Thanksgiving.