DATE 10/14/2020

We have three new buddy benches on the playground.  The children know that if they are looking for someone to play with all they have to do is sit on the bench.  That gives the message to the others that this child is looking for someone to play with.  This is so empowering for a… View Article more

DATE 10/26/2018

When you start young, it becomes a part of who you are. We are striving to do this at Beth Israel Preschool and Kindergarten. It is so important to learn to always help others, especially those who are not able to do for themselves. Next month we will be working to assist Together We Rise,… View Article more

DATE 03/14/2018

Please read this great article below that appeared in Psychology Today. It is all about creating relationships. It is very important that you have at least 5 positive interactions for every negative interaction. If you want to test yourself– there is a pocket routine. Place 10 pennies in your right pocket at the beginning of… View Article more

DATE 03/13/2018

Please read the article below.  It is a great article about why  we need to give children the chance to be bored.  This helps to develop and build frustration tolerance.  We jump in too quickly to entertain our children with “stuff, activities and electronic time”. Click on this link and see what you think. Why… View Article more

DATE 02/02/2018

Hello, It is my hope that I can use this space to bring useful information to you about your parenting journey.  It takes a village to raise  children and we want to be a part of that village.  I share lots of ideas on our facebook page and here is another avenue to inspire you… View Article more