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Blog: Parenting Tips

Child Care and Your Highly Sensitive Preschooler: How to Navigate the Challenges

Posted on June 28, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy

Is your child’s nervous system on high alert? Do they notice other people’s feelings right away? Do they react strongly to certain smells, noises, and textures? Then you may have.. read more

Activities That Promote Your Toddler’s Fine Motor Skills

Posted on May 29, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

What do pinching, tying, threading, tracing, and cutting have in common? All of these abilities are functions of your fine motor skills, the small muscle movements that facilitate these and.. read more

Kindergarten Preparation for Your Preschooler

Posted on April 30, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

With the end of school quickly approaching, many preschool parents are looking ahead to kindergarten and wondering what the transition will bring. We all know that the summer will appear.. read more

family time

Cost-Free Family Time: Spend Time Together Without Spending Money

Posted on March 29, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Research shows that family time is crucial for a child’s development. At the same time, family vacations, trips, and adventures are often cost-prohibitive and difficult to plan. Thankfully, family time.. read more

Morning routine

Creating a Morning Routine That Works

Posted on January 24, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

We all know that sinking feeling of realizing that we’re late. Morning can be especially hard to schedule effectively, and all the more so when children are involved. It only.. read more

Child’s relationship with grandparents

Fostering Your Child’s Relationship with Grandparents

Posted on December 26, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Families are complicated, and everyone has their own story. With this in mind, every parent must help their children navigate the world of relatives and family relationships. If you are.. read more

Birthday party with young children

Tips for a Successful Birthday Party with Young Children

Posted on November 28, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Children’s birthdays are joyous celebrations. For the birthday child, birthday parties often feel like pure magic. However, for parents who plan the parties, it is not unusual for a birthday.. read more

pre-literacy skills

Six Pre-Literacy Skills and How to Encourage Them

Posted on October 31, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Before a child learns to read, they need to develop a variety of skills that lay the foundation for literacy. We call these “pre-literacy skills,” and they come easily for.. read more

Get moving as a family

Ways to Get Moving as a Family

Posted on September 27, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Unfortunately, most of us spend almost all our time indoors, either sitting or being still. In fact, many experts link the epidemics of diabetes, obesity, and other diseases in our.. read more

Family Style Dining

Posted on January 12, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy

Family style dining is an important part of the daily routine at Legacy Academy. In family style dining all food is placed in serving bowls and children are encouraged to.. read more