We live in an uncertain world. Many circumstances that affect our lives often feel out of our control, causing anxiety, feelings of helplessness, even fear. A crisis situation exists any time that your child is no longer safe by himself or with others or when there is a need for immediate action or … [Read more...] about Helping Children During Times of Crisis and Trauma
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Riley Crossing child care takes a very unique approach to preschool by offering a special intergenerational program that brings preschoolers together with our seniors from the Riley Crossing Senior Living community. They are known as the children’s, “grandfriends.” This unique experience offers both … [Read more...] about Virtual Intergenerational Connections Help our Young Ones Learn and Grow
Riley Crossing Child Care understands that due to COVID19, there may be many uncertainties or concerns for your pre- kindergartner’s learning experience. For this reason, we are thrilled to take some weight off your shoulders and make it known that we are remaining open and will not be partaking in … [Read more...] about Concerned about distance learning for your pre-kindergartner in the Fall?
Reading is a vital skill for every child, and a love of reading takes reading from something academic to something pleasurable. Fostering a love of reading empowers preschoolers to develop and sharpen their reading skills, creating a critical foundation for success in both school and … [Read more...] about How to Foster a Love of Reading for Preschoolers
When your child ages out of toddlerhood, it’s time to start considering preschool. But what exactly is the difference between preschool and daycare? And is there any real benefit to choosing preschool over daycare? Purpose The purpose of a daycare is to provide care, a safe environment and … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between Preschool and Daycare?
Even though children and seniors are at the opposite stages of life, they have a surprising amount of similarities. We see firsthand the profound impact seniors – who we call our “grand friends” – have on children and vice-versa. Intergenerational child care offers many benefits to childhood … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Intergenerational Care