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Blog: Parenting Tips

Exciting Milestones to Look for in Your One-Year-Old

Posted on April 30, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Your child’s first year of life is magical. They go from being entirely dependent on you for movement, food, and everything else to learning to move on their own and.. read more

read to your preschooler

Early Chapter Books to Read to Your Preschooler

Posted on March 29, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Research shows that reading aloud to children helps them grow their vocabularies, master grammar, and develop other important literacy skills. This is in addition to the social and moral benefits.. read more

When you help children remember important tasks and ideas in their early years, you create positive habits and patterns for the rest of their lives.

Frustrated with Forgetfulness: Helping Children Remember Important Things

Posted on February 22, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

“I don’t know.” “I forgot.” “I don’t remember.” As a caregiver, you likely hear these phrases on occasion. It isn’t only children who forget, but because of the important brain.. read more

community helpers

Talking to Children About Community Helpers

Posted on January 24, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

It is likely that your child will encounter a police officer or EMT in early life. Hopefully, this experience will not be the result of danger or trauma, but regardless.. read more

How to plan a playdate

How to Plan a Playdate that Everyone Will Love

Posted on December 26, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Playdates are a lifeline for many parents, giving children the opportunity to play with peers and adults a chance to socialize in a relaxed way while their children are occupied… read more

How to teach good manners to children

Five Ways to Teach Good Manners to Children

Posted on November 28, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

“Yes, please.” “No, thank you.” “Excuse me.” All parents want their children to behave appropriately in public. However, it can be challenging to teach good manners to children in the.. read more

toy clutter

Clearing Out the Toy Clutter Before the Holidays

Posted on October 31, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

It seems a common problem: no matter how careful you are about buying toys, they begin to take over your home. Whether it’s Duplos scattered around the floor or doll.. read more

prepare your child for a change

Five Ways to Prepare Your Child for a Big Change

Posted on September 27, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Big changes and transitions are difficult for everyone. Whether it’s a move, addition of a new baby, or a new school, children are often especially impacted by the stress of.. read more

Family Style Dining

Posted on January 12, 2018 · Posted in Legacy Academy

Family style dining is an important part of the daily routine at Legacy Academy. In family style dining all food is placed in serving bowls and children are encouraged to.. read more

Continuity of Care

Posted on July 17, 2017 · Posted in Legacy Academy

Who is caring for your child today? Attachments create the foundation for early childhood development and healthy attachment into adulthood. Research has discovered that children benefit when their providers are.. read more