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chores for preschoolers

5 Age-Appropriate Chores for Your Preschooler

Posted on September 27, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy

Deciding on chores for your preschooler? Household chores are a great way to increase your child’s life skills. By giving your child chores, you give them a foundation to take.. read more

Communicating with Your Preschooler After Childcare

Posted on August 23, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy

“How was your day?” “Good.” “Did you do anything fun?” “Yeah.” “Like what?” “Um…I dunno. Can we listen to Kidz Bop?” Have you ever had a similar conversation with your.. read more

Sibling Rivalry Tips to Help Your Kids Get Along

Posted on July 30, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy

Siblings argue with each other. It’s a very normal thing. Sometimes, those arguments pass as quickly as they start. However, when those arguments get distressing for the parents, the entire.. read more

Preschool Separation Anxiety: How to Create a Smooth Transition

Posted on June 28, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy

Separation anxiety often starts around age one and a half, but it can show up in preschoolers of all ages. When your child cries during a school drop-off, it’s easy.. read more

Inexpensive Outdoor Activities for Sunny Days

Posted on May 29, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy

Now that warm weather is here, many families are spending more time outside. If you have small children, however, the days of sitting in a lounge chair and just enjoying.. read more

I Can Do It! Fostering Your Toddler’s Independence

Posted on April 30, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Many parents can tell you the story of the day the “I do it” monster arrived in their home. Typically somewhere around the age of 2, even the sweetest baby.. read more

Oral health

Teaching Your Child Skills for Oral Health

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

When children are small, they rely entirely on adults to help them care for their teeth. However, this doesn’t mean that they can’t start learning why oral health is important.. read more

Here are some ways you can help your child make friends while also giving him or her an important set of life-skills.

Ways to Help Your Child Make Friends

Posted on February 22, 2019 · Posted in Legacy Academy, Parenting Tips

Every parent wants their children to have healthy friendships. However, discerning your role in your child’s friendships can be much more complicated. When your children are young, you play an.. read more

Public library

Introduce Your Child to the Public Library

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

While the word “library” may bring visions of tall bookcases full of dusty books in a silent building, the libraries of today are a far cry from this intimidating scene… read more

Toddler says no

How to Respond When Your Toddler Says No

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

Almost every parent has been there. You are rushing to get out the door and say sweetly, “Okay, it’s time to put on your shoes!” Your adorable baby-turned-toddler suddenly screws.. read more