1. How to Help Your Child Become Independent

    Your child might be your baby, but that doesn’t mean that you want them to act like a helpless infant forever. As your child begins to reach preschool age, you have started to learn that they are their own independent person from you. They have their own personality, likes, and dislikes. Now, it is time for them to learn the skills necessary to be independent. This doesn’t mean that you are go…Read More

  2. Teaching Your Child Conflict Resolution Skills

    Conflict happens, whether it is at daycare, in high school, or at the office. It is important to learn conflict resolution skills from a young age in order to cope with this inevitability of life. At Foundations for Learning, we make a point to teach all of our students how to resolve conflict in a peaceful and respectful way. However, these lessons must also be translated into their home lives. I…Read More

  3. Safety Tips For Summertime Family Fun

    You know that when your children are here with us at Foundations For Learning in our day care of summer camp programs that they are safe and secure. When they aren’t with us, and are out in the wilds of the local park or your neighborhood, you want to keep them safe too. With more outdoor time and activities, summer presents some pretty unique safety challenges. Here are a few tips from our sta…Read More

  4. Summer Camp Expands Your Child’s Horizons

    Whether your child is six or 16, summer camp is a gift you can give them to help prepare them for the next stage of their lives. And, if you think you can’t afford summer camp, think again. There’s no reason it has to cost an arm and a leg. At Foundations For Learning, our focus is on making sure each and every child has fun, and is exploring and learning, not on squeezing every last penny ou…Read More

  5. Top 5 Children’s Books and Why Reading is Important

    A day care without children’s books would be pretty silly, right? Reading offers children an opportunity to explore other worlds, learn about other kid’s feelings and how they react to things differently, and cultivate their imagination. Can you imagine growing up without books? Neither can we. At Foundations for learning, we are dedicated to providing your children with an education that is …Read More

  6. Keep Your Kids Healthy This Winter

    With winter well underway in Glastonbury, we know this is the time of year we need to protect our kids more than ever, since this is when our children are susceptible to illnesses. At Foundations for Learning, we want to make sure your kids are protected from all the illnesses that roam around and run rampant during the winter time, especially the flu. That is why we require all our kids get the …Read More

  7. Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Our Child Care Center!

    Valentine's Day is a holiday parents and children can celebrate one and the same. If you are the parent, you can spread the love and celebrate your husband, wife, or significant other by doing something special for one another. For your child, they can celebrate by having a special day at our child care in Glastonbury! We love to make Valentine's Day an event at Foundations for Learning. We host …Read More

  8. Benefits of Cooking with Your Child: Part 2

    If you have been keeping up with our latest blog series, we have been discussing the benefits of cooking with your child. Cooking with your child takes learning out of the classroom and into your very own home. Your child will be learning about science, mathematics, and even improving their reading skills. Spending this time with your tiny one will strengthen the bond that you two have and share …Read More

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    Benefits of Cooking with Your Child: Part 1

    Being a parent leaves you with many responsibilities. You have to be the tough guy and show discipline from time to time, and then you also have to be the fun one and come up with unique and silly activities that keep your child active and engaged. One activity that may be fun for both of you is cooking together! Cooking together with your child can be rewarding on so many levels. It is an activi…Read More

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    Become a Mystery Reader in Glastonbury!

    Now that the new year is upon us, a lot of parents decide they want to change certain things about their lifestyle such as eating habits, parenting techniques, and how they can improve their happiness. One thing parents should consider for their new year's resolution is the importance of volunteering for your children. If you have spare moments and want to help a good cause, come volunteer at our…Read More