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Archive for the 'Parenting Tips' Category

Activities That Promote Your Toddler’s Fine Motor Skills

Posted on May 29th, 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 30th, 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 29th, 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 24th, 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 26th, 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 28th, 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 31st, 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 27th, 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

NAEYC: How to Support Approaches to Learning? Play with Them!

Posted on April 5th, 2015 · Posted in Early Child Care, Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

As a parent, you want your children to learn all that they can—to grasp math concepts, to be curious about exploring the world, and to learn to read and write… read more

NAEYC: Help Your Child Become a Great Problem Solver

Posted on January 7th, 2015 · Posted in Early Child Care, Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Preschoolers who can solve their own problems feel confident and enjoy learning. They are willing to make mistakes and learn from them and keep trying until they succeed. Families can.. read more