Monthly Archives: February 2017

6 Reasons We Love and Use Storypark for Parent Communication

Here at Harmony, we believe that each child is unique and deserves every opportunity to reach their fullest potential. We also believe that parents should have every opportunity to be involved in their child’s development and that this is absolutely essential to providing the best possible early childhood care and education. Storypark creates a space [...]

February 28th, 2017|Articles|

Review These 5 Key Considerations Before A Child Care Change

The Childcare Dilemma It can be overwhelming to try to figure out what to do for child care. There are many different options and each one has benefits and drawbacks. What works well for one child may not be the right fit for another. In addition, many changes happen for both children and parents in [...]

February 21st, 2017|Articles|

Why Holistic Learning is Especially Effective

When children are growing, it’s important to care for their whole self: their mind, body and spirit. Each aspect of life and learning is connected, whether it’s encouraging confidence, teaching numbers or helping them stay healthy. When we incorporate a holistic perspective into early learning, we are supporting the entire being of each child. We [...]

February 14th, 2017|Articles|

7 Healthy Activities for Children Instead of Watching TV

While television in itself is not unhealthy for children, too much TV can cause excessive sedentary behaviour and a lack of diversified learning opportunities. Just like with sweets or salty snacks, TV time needs be limited—and balanced with other activities. For a rich, wholesome childhood, children should continually gain a wide variety of experiences. To [...]

February 7th, 2017|Articles|