Tag: education

The Value of Block Play | The Discovery School

Blocks are a high-interest play material for children aged 18 months to 6 years, that supports the development of the whole child. The open-ended...

Children’s Mental Health | The Discovery School

Children's Mental Health Awareness Day is observed nationally to shine a spotlight on the importance of caring for every child's mental health and to...

Keep or Kill Common Core Math? (This Mom Wants It Dead!)

Let me start by saying that I am no math major. I make a living writing, and math has NEVER been my strong suit....

Guide to Child Care, Preschools, & Schools in Jacksonville

We are frequently asked about education programs and recommendations for child care, preschools and schools in the Jacksonville area. We understand that picking a school or...

Sunshine and Savings — The Time is Now with Florida Prepaid!

We know, we know: It's summer, and school is the last thing anyone is thinking about right now. But we also try keep some...

Florida Prepaid: Jump-Start Savings This Summer!

It's summer, school is out, and parents across the First Coast have a lot on their minds: summer camps, rainy day activities, ways to...

Why We LOVE Our Faith-Based School

For parents, how to educate their children is one of the most nerve-wracking decisions they will make. There are so many choices, it can...

This New Year, Resolve to Give Your Child a Brighter Future

It's a new year, and so across the world, people are making New Year's resolutions. While people typically vow to do something like lose...

Guide to Child Care, Preschools and Schools in Jacksonville

Disclosure :: We are frequently asked about early childhood programs and recommendations for child care,  preschools and schools in Jacksonville. Our hope is that this guide...

Finding the Courage to Homeschool

It was last spring… we were snacking at a picnic table, shrouded from the afternoon sun by the shade of a large oak tree....

Teacher Appreciation Ideas

Teacher Appreciation Week takes place the first full week of May. As mentioned in my previous post, I Heart My Teacher!, educators play an...

Preschool Alternatives: Forming a Co-op

It was almost three years ago to the day that the talks about sending my first child to preschool began. He was only 15...