The Preschool Parent Blog

The New Baby

Adding a new member to the family is an exciting and exhausting time for everyone. Strong emotions will surface during this time of growth for a family. Let's focus on how to help your preschooler make the adjustment in as positive a way as possible, knowing that there will be difficult days for everyone but there is nothing like bonding with a sibling.

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Happy Holidays

It’s that time of year when many of us, children especially, are overwhelmed with the excitement of the season and too much stuff. There are times when we have little control over generous family members and family traditions, so the key to a happy holiday season with young children, is to build in some down time and to manage expectations.


The most important thing you can do to help your child and your family enjoy the season is to take time to explain the plan of the day in simple, clear language.

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Games for the Holidays!

Games make great gifts for the whole family. I wish everyone a happy holiday season with plenty of time for family, games, and puzzles. These are a wonderful way to build joyful memories. Here are a couple fun board games for preschoolers.

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Oh, the Holidays! It really is a wonderful time of year, made even brighter if you have young children in the house. The keys to a joyful holiday are to enjoy the little moments and be as careful as you can be about over stimulation.  It’s those little moments, playing a game with family, laughing at family stories, and enjoying a special yummy treat, which your child will remember.

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Morning Routines!

School has started…how are your mornings going?
An organized start to the day at home gives your child the best start to their preschool day as well. A good morning routine works for the whole family. Here are a few things to think about as you establish one that works for your family.

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