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Why is play important?

Play is important for children because it helps them develop social emotional skills. They get to use their creativity while developing imagination, dexterity, physical, cognitive, and emotional strength. It is also important for healthy brain development. Children...

Why Routines are Important

Routines are important because they help children understand the balance between enjoyable and functional tasks. When children have a consistent schedule and daily routine it prepares them for a predictable day and reminds them that they are safe, secure, and loved....

Zooming with Three Year Olds

Zooming with Three Year Olds

Let’s face it! Being in quarantine is hard on everyone. Now, imagine your child’s teacher wants to have zoom sessions with your child. If your child is older, this is a doable request. If you have a three-year-old, you are probably thinking “this teacher is nuts”. The...

Building Relationships in a COVID World

Building Relationships in a COVID World

Since returning to Partners in Learning this past September, I have enjoyed getting to know all the children and their families. The faces I knew in the spring had changed when I returned from being furloughed. Some familiar faces had grown and moved classes while...

5 Self-Care Strategies for Working Moms

5 Self-Care Strategies for Working Moms

5 Self-Care Strategies for Working Moms By: Heather Fidler  The day my first daughter was born, my life forever changed, and I felt I had to start acting like “a mom”, or at least what I thought one was.  I spent so much time soaking up every possible moment with the...

Is it Poison Ivy?

Is it Poison Ivy?

It’s springtime and we are on lock-down.  COVID-19 has us at home and restricted from so many places and things that we would normally do for entertainment.  We can’t go to the movies, go bowling, or out to eat at a restaurant. What we can do is go outside and enjoy...

Somebody Come Get These Kids!

Somebody Come Get These Kids!

Dear Parents, As we continue to navigate such an unprecedented time in our country, we are sure you are also navigating the various stages of managing life with your children home from school.  For many of us that also means having multiple children home during this...

Triple P Services Still Going Strong Despite COVID-19

Triple P Services Still Going Strong Despite COVID-19

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) is one of the many community impact programs that Partners In Learning provides to those living in and around Rowan County. And while many schools and other businesses are closed during this terrible outbreak, Partners In Learning...

Triple P Tip During COVID-19

What a week (or 2-3 depending on location) we have had.  With the onset of COVID-19 and recently implemented “Stay At Home” orders, there have been local and national shifts as schools close and many of us are now working from home.  With these shifts, we know comes...