1. Ten Little Fingers: Developing Your Child’s Fine Motor Skills

    Fine Motor Skills are learned when children learn to use smaller muscles. These muscles consist of your hands, fingers, and wrists. These muscles are used when writing, holding small items, and turning pages. Mastery of find motor skills require precision and coordination. Fine motor skills come after gross motor skills (large muscle skills) do. Big muscles help small muscles develop. The use of s…Read More

  2. Wellness @ Finding Me Now

    Finding Me Now Learning Center Wellness   A wellness plan is a plan of action geared towards achieving personal wellness. Personal wellness implies many aspects of health and satisfaction. There are many elements to personal wellness, and each must be nurtured, developed, and maintained for optimal overall well-being. A wellness plan should take into account all of these varying parts of well…Read More

  3. Is tablet time winning in your home?

    One evening after a long day at work I came home, and my three children were sitting on our couch and were on their tablets playing games and watching YouTube videos. I get settled in and start on dinner without interrupting my children on their iPads because they are being totally entertained and I can actually cook dinner and get things done around the house without being interrupted. Win-win fo…Read More

  4. The Spirit of Giving

    Tis the Season to Give as much as it is to receive! Christmas time is a wonderful time of year for many people, especially children. What a magical time to receive gifts, see Santa, perform in Christmas pageants and choirs, have parties at school with friends, and gather with family. It's time off school to celebrate the season enjoy the year. However, for some families this can be a stressful tim…Read More

  5. Flu Season STINKS!

    Flu Season Stinks! Winter, Summer, Spring, and Fall if you live in the Midwest you get to experience them all!  This upcoming season can be a drag when dealing with runny noses, coughing, germs and anything relating to a cold or flu.  Although the flu is not necessarily guaranteed to directly affect you and your child, a common cold always has a way to circle around the block and knock at your d…Read More

  6. Starting At Home: Setting Up Your Child for Success at Child Care

    We know starting your infant in childcare is a very trying time. You have a lot to do to prepare for that first day. Here are a few things that you may not think of! As a licensed Child Care Center, we must obey Safe Sleep Practices. Please be sure you are putting your infant in a crib on their back to sleep at home. If you do this at least for naps, this will help their transition into child care…Read More

  7. Summer to Fall: Let’s Play Outside!

    Summer is my favorite time of year! I love everything about it, the warmth of the sun, the longer days, and all the opportunities to just be outside. When I was a child the last day of school could not come soon enough. As the final bell rang all I could think about was how awesome the summer was going to be and what all I was going to do, such as, swim, ride my bike, climb a tree, and spend time …Read More

  8. Traveling Tips for Your Family Trips!

    Fun family trips can sometimes be overshadowed by the anxiety of traveling with young children. Many times we as adults stress about the car or plane ride and how it will affect our children and other passengers if our children do not behave in a certain manner. Many people through time have weighed in on this subject with their opinions on both sides of the coin and have compelling arguments. How…Read More

  9. Counting in the Kitchen

    Kids love to count and add objects as they receive the shouts of “yay” and clapping from parents, this can easily be seen as the only math achievable by young children. Let’s go beyond the counting and adding. Parents challenge yourselves to get your kids to think like real mathematicians! Math is everywhere around us and it must be connected to children’s lives. The kitchen is a place th…Read More

  10. Why Preschool?

    As parents we only want the best for our children. Only you know what that is. Every child is different and unique, and all children need different things. I want to share with you the benefits of Early Childhood Education so you can decide if it is right for you and your child. Studies have shown that children who interact with other children early in life learn great social and emotional skills …Read More