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Developing empathy in your child

We understand that empathy is important - but how do we help our children develop this complex skill? We have many dreams for our children. We hope they are happy, healthy, emotionally well-adjusted people who can positively impact the world. We hope they are confident, kind, know how to be a good friend, and have [...]

By Fiona Bracy| Fri, Apr 27, 2018|Categories: Parenting, Spiritual Growth|

So, about those age categories in preschool…

If you've looked at our class offerings, you'll see that each class has a birthday cutoff: to go into our 3's class, a child must be 3 by September 30 of that year, and for 4's, a child must be 4 by September 30. Sometimes parents wonder why we use that cutoff and whether there's [...]

By | Fri, Apr 20, 2018|Categories: TPK Administrative|

Right brain/left brain development: Why play is the foundation for learning

Most of our TPK families have heard us talk about "developmental learning" and about how play is the foundation of what we do. Here's an article we wanted to share with you about brain development and how play sets the stage for academic learning. (See it at the original source.)   Did you know that [...]

By | Fri, Apr 13, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|