Take a break!

As a child, my mom always let me help her prepare our Christmas cards.  Our family had these very cool cards that had tags with all of our names on them, and every year was a totally new scene.  One year the card was a cookie jar and all of us were different kinds of…
View More about Take a break!

Happy you, Happy family

As a preschool teacher, I am often told by parents that it’s hard to find out what happened at school, except, of course, what their child ate for snack!!  Most kids leave school behind once they are out the door and are looking forward to what comes next.  The website https://happyyouhappyfamily.com/ has a great list…
View More about Happy you, Happy family

The World According to Mr. Rogers

No One Has All the Answers...  (Well, except maybe Mr. Rogers!) I love Mr. Rogers.  He always talked to children with respect.  Children were regularly introduced to people of different abilities, ethnicities, and professions. Here’s his definition of love - “Love isn’t a state of perfect caring.  It is an active noun like ‘struggle.’  To…
View More about The World According to Mr. Rogers

Time Out!

“You only get 18 summers – make them count.”  “The days are long but the years are short.”  “The best thing you can give your children is TIME.” Those are popular quotes to reinforce how important it is to make the most of your parenting years when your children are growing up.  But on those…
View More about Time Out!

No One Has All The Answers!

Do you sometimes look around and think other families have it all together and you are the only one coming up short?  Stop!  No one has all the answers, and sometimes we don’t even have the questions!  ELPL has developed a “Parent Teacher Collection” (PT for short – hey, I like those initials!) to provide…
View More about No One Has All The Answers!
1 - 8 of 8