1. The Vital Importance of Preschool

    We’ve all heard conflicting evidence about the importance of preschool and accounts from friends and family about what they feel on the subject. At the end of the day, there are a thousand potential reasons for why you can keep your child out of preschool; today, we’ll give you a few good reasons why you should consider sending your child to the right preschool and how it can benefit them in …Read More

  2. Curiosity & Calamity: The Toddler’s Struggle

    There are so many different developmental stages that, even if you were to know and be able to identify them all, you would likely still struggle to keep up as your child slips seamlessly through them. Often, it seems like your child is riding along on a train of discovery following invisible tracks, sometimes speeding along too fast and others seemingly at a crawl. Today, we’ll go over the dri…Read More

  3. Trust & Avoiding the Terrible Twos

    At the Apple Hill Academy, we lovingly refer to the tremendous developmental leaps that a child’s personality and intelligence undergo between the first and second year of life as “The Terrific Twos;” many parents and less-experienced child care centers, however, know it by a different name altogether. How Trust Can Prevent the Terrible Twos It may sound odd to say that you need to trust mo…Read More