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  • Co-sleeping with babies is dangerous

    The idea of having your baby sleep beside you in your bed,( co-sleeping), may be warm and comforting.  We don’t think so and The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) agree. Infants should not co-sleep with their parents. It isn’t safe! Co-sleeping dangers Your baby can be hurt […]

  • Happy Times April 2014

    It’s fun to learn in the Spring! This month as the trees fill out, the flowers bloom and mother nature springs to life we will have lots of fun learning opportunities. Here’s what’s going on in April Weekly Themes & Rhymes for April This month we will be reading & learning these rhymes. You can […]

  • Nursery Rhymes – February

    Jack be Nimble, Playmate, Come out and Play with me,  London Bridge, Miss Mary Mack Nursery, Words & Lyrics for preschool rhymes. Jumping, climbing, playing, and even falling are great ways for children to develop gross motor skills. Gross motor skills help childrens’ bodies grow and strengthen. They help the heart, the bones and the […]

  • Nursery Rhymes – January

    It’s Raining, It’s Pouring, Rain Rain Go Away, I’ve Been Working on the Railroad, Baa Baa Black Sheep – Word & Lyrics Nursery Rhymes can help children learn to deal with emotions like loneliness and  sadness. If a child is sad and misses a loved one, she can recite or sing a rhyme that they […]

  • Cavities are caused by other things besides candy

    Cavities! You can’t blame them all on candy & soda

    Candy & Soda cause the most cavities right? Actually about 90 percent of what children eat contains the sugars, starches & carbohydrates that can lead to cavities. Crackers, chips, cookies… even foods that are good for children, like fruits, breads, peanut butter, pasta, gummy vitamins and no/low sugar cereals can lead to cavities unless preventative measures […]

  • Nursery Rhymes – November

    Nursery Rhymes Words & Lyrics for infants, toddlers and preschoolers Old Mother Hubbard | Go in & out the Window | To Market To Market |It’s Hanukkah Nursery Rhymes help children develop: reading skills. When we point to the words as we read them, children learn that reading goes from left to right.  They learn […]

  • All children must be immunized to attend Halsey Schools

    Lice – What is it? How to treat it.

    Lice, or Pediculus humanus capitis, is a parasitic insect that can be found on the head, eyebrows, and eyelashes of people. Head lice feed on human blood several time a day and live close to the human scalp. Head lice are not known to spread disease. Getting head lice has absolutely nothing to do with personal […]

  • Nursery Rhymes – October

    Nursery Rhymes Words/Lyrics for infants, toddlers and preschoolers A Crooked Man | Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater | Muffin Man | Five Little Pumpkins The repetition of Nursery Rhymes helps your child develop language skills. When preschoolers listen to nursery rhymes, they begin to learn how vowel and consonant sounds go together to make words and how words go […]

  • Nursery Rhymes – September

    Nursery Rhymes for infants, toddlers and preschoolers School Days | An Apple a Day | Here we Go Round the Mulberry Bush | I’m a Little Tea Pot | Hey Diddle Diddle | Hickory, Dickory, Dock The repetition of Nursery Rhymes helps children develop: language skills, reading skills, math concepts, memory skills, creativity, dramatic skills and more.  Perhaps most importantly, Nursery  Rhymes connect […]