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by Dr. Susan Canizares | January 31, 2017 | Child Development | Ideas

How many times have you told your children it’s too cold to go outside, or too wet, or too hot? We have probably all said it once or twice. Or, “You’re going to catch a cold if you don’t put on your coat and hat.” That’s why some parents have tucked away in a closet […]

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by Administrator | January 31, 2017 | Child Development

It’s always important to help your child through significant life transitions and the end of a school year is a perfect example. Maybe your child is moving to a different classroom or attending camp with another teacher or counselor – why not help them mark the milestone. Here are a few ideas: Let your child […]

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by Administrator | January 26, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Thuba, Lead Pre-K teacher and Team lead at La Petite Academy in St. Paul, MN. She has been in the field of early childhood education for seven years and has a degree in early childhood education. Check out our Q&A with this awesome member of our La Petite team!   Tell us a […]

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by Administrator | January 11, 2017 | Holiday Activities | Ideas

Forget about those old resolutions. This year, be bold and adventurous. Take the opportunity, as a family, to grow your horizons, to explore new experiences, and discover what’s out there. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Have fun creating your own list at home with your family. Be sure to try everything, […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | January 10, 2017 | Child Development

Your friend has a young daughter who makes her own snack and packs most of her lunch. Your sister’s 2-year-old son cleans up his dishes after dinner. How did these parents get so lucky? It isn’t luck—they’ve raised their children to make responsible choices. Teaching children how to take responsibility is not easy and takes […]

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