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Klein-Spring a Montessori Daycare near Me

Klein-Spring Montessori is a Montessori Daycare for children 16 months and walking independently. Visit us today to learn about our toddler program and see if it’s the right fit for your family. At Klein-Spring Montessori school, we teach young children to love learning. Everything they do at Klein-Spring Montessori prepares them for the world around them. If you’re searching for …

How to Manage Screen Time Limits with Kids

Screen time. It can be both the favorite and least favorite phrase of today’s parenthood. Screens are everywhere, and due to this, our kids are, in many instances, staying put in one place more than we ever did as kids. Do you remember your mom pushing you out the door in the morning and saying, “go play with your friends” …

How Much Sleep do Young Kids Need?

Have you ever found yourself wondering exactly how much sleep little kids need? Most parents have, especially on the nights the kids seem to refuse sleep outright. It can be frustrating and exhausting to have a child who’s not sleeping through the night. Every parent knows what it feels like to be outright exhausted due to a lack of sleep. …

Creating an Evening Routine You Love

Does the thought of dinner, bath, storytime, and finally getting the kids to bed at night make you want to pull your hair out or, better yet, plan dinner with friends so you can skip it all? The evening routine can be rough when you’ve got little kids. It can be even harder when both parents work and commute, and …

Creating a Morning Routine You Love

Have you ever arrived at work in the morning and felt like you’d already fought a war and lost? Do you find yourself stressed out or yelling, “brush your teeth,” “get in the car,” or whatever other task needs to be done at least 100 times? Does it seem like it might be easier to herd cats than get your …

Teaching Children Respect by Example

Teaching children to be respectful can seem scary, but really, it’s very straightforward and easy to do. Children are like little sponges. They watch and soak in everything we do. When we treat them and others with respect, children see that and take it in. The best way to teach children respect is by example. Are you and your spouse …

3 Playroom Organization Tips for You

Have you ever looked at your playroom and thought it might be easier to toss everything and start over? Haven’t we all? Playrooms can be great. They can also be an awful mess. Here are three playroom organization tips to make it easier for everyone. Limit the number of toys Yeah, it may seem crazy, but by limiting the number …

3 Easy Habits for a Healthy New Year

The New Year. A time for new habits, new routines, resolutions, and more. Most people start off January with a bang. They commit to change their workout routine, their diet, their relationships, and whatever else is bothering them. However, those habits are often quickly forgotten, and they return to their regular routines. If you want to be different, try to …

Helping Children Process Emotions: Sadness

Children sometimes need help learning how to process emotions. We are used to working through anger with them, helping ourselves by limiting tantrums and outbursts, but have you thought about how to help children process sadness? The holiday season can be full of happy memories, family visits, and new gifts, but there can be sad moments too. What’s sad about …

Finding Your Routine Again After Break

The holidays, vacation, whatever the reason, taking a break from everyday life can be so fun and refreshing, but the return to a regular schedule can be tough, especially on young children. During a vacation or break period, the rules are often relaxed. Maybe bedtime is later (or non-existent), maybe meals aren’t planned out in advance, or there’s more eating …