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Blog: Parenting Tips

Ways to Teach Your Preschoolers Responsibility

Posted on April 30, 2019 · Posted in Early Child Care, Legacy Academy

Learning responsibility is a lifelong process, and preschool is a great time to start. There are many ways to teach your preschoolers responsibility. Young children are eager to participate in.. read more

Family dinnertime

Making the Most of Family Dinnertime

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

Most families know that dinnertime is an important part of family life. In fact, research shows that sharing meals increases overall health, decreases risky behaviors in children, and creates healthy.. read more

Preschool is a time of many changes, and you may be surprised at the independence and growth you see in your child. Here are some “big kid” milestones to look for as you celebrate your child’s development.

Preschool Parenting: Getting Ready for “Big Kid” Milestones

Posted on February 22, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy

The word milestone usually conjures up images of a baby’s first steps or hearing “mama” for the first time. The later milestones in a child’s life aren’t discussed very often,.. read more

Toddler gross motor skills

What You Should Know About Toddler Gross Motor Skills

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

The toddler years are full of exciting and challenging changes. Your child is finding her voice, her feelings, and her feet. One of the greatest changes that happens between the.. read more

Working parent

Tips for Finding Balance as a Working Parent

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

Working parents have it all, right? You get an active career and a fulfilling home life. Except sometimes it just ends up feeling like more events, obligations, and expectations than.. read more

Natural creativity

Encouraging Your Child’s Natural Creativity

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

Cardboard boxes become spaceships. Sticks become magic wands. Stuffed animals become dearest friends. Children have amazing imaginations, and their natural creativity is both inspiring and delightful. As a parent, there.. read more

growth mindset

The Benefits of a Growth Mindset in the Classroom

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

A growth mindset is the belief that intelligence is developed, not set in stone. It is typically juxtaposed with a fixed mindset, meaning the idea that all abilities and intelligence.. read more

Talking to your kids about strangers

Talking to Your Kids About Strangers

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

As a parent, one of your top priorities is to protect your child. However, in the case of strangers, it can be confusing and overwhelming to teach your child ways.. 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