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When Parents Disagree Over Discipline

May 8, 2012  |  Categories: Parent Resources

Children need rules and they need parents who agree on the basic issues – like being honest and caring. But, do parents need to agree on every issue, from television watching to acceptable behavior? Below you will find ideas on agreeing to disagree. Let’s say one of you comes from a very strict family, while…

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Quick Tips: Positive & Effective Discipline

May 7, 2012  |  Categories: Parent Resources, Quick Tips

Timeouts and Other Strategies Children will test the limits, this is a given. Fortunately, there are some proven tactics parents can follow to help their children learn to choose appropriate behaviors: Time the Timeouts – Use a timer to time your child’s timeout. Timeouts should last no longer than one minute per year of age….

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Rainy Day Fun

May 4, 2012  |  Categories: Parent and Child Activities, Parent Resources

Does your family mope and pout when the gray skies come out? Perhaps it’s time to arm yourself with a bag of tricks for rainy days that excite everyone in the house! Whether your family likes games, creativity, or plenty of pretend play, you can find activities to enjoy while they stay warm and cozy…

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Never Too Early For Number Talk

May 2, 2012  |  Categories: Preschool Preparedness

Many new parents may feel silly talking to their infant as if she were capable of conversation (after all, aren’t babies just squooshy bundles of mostly joy?), but studies have proven that conversing with a child, even a newborn, helps develop language skills later on. So instead of using “baby talk” to communicate with an…

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Quick Tips: Promoting Healthy Nutrition and Positive Mealtimes for Your Preschooler

May 1, 2012  |  Categories: Parent Resources, Quick Tips

The preschool years are the most physical active time in a young child’s life. Preschoolers have mastered the skills of walking and are actively exploring other movement activities such as running, jumping, dancing, and climbing. Nutrition plays a key role in the physical development of preschoolers as healthy eating with adequate amounts of vitamins and…

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Country Home Learning Center Awarded AdvancED Corporation Accreditation

April 30, 2012  |  Categories: General Child Care

Marianne Willms, Executive Director recently announced that Country Home Learning Center was granted AdvancED Corporation Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, the national commission that confers accreditation. Country Home Learning Center achieved accreditation under the AdvancED District Accreditation Model. This means that the corporation and all of its schools are accredited, and that Country Home…

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Welcome to Country Home Learning Center's Company Blog

February 28, 2012  |  Categories: General Child Care

Welcome to Country Home Learning Center’s blog. Since 1982, Country Home Learning Center has earned a reputation in both the San Antonio child care community and the Austin child care community for providing the very best in quality education. Our individual classes are age-divided, with exceptionally small class groups. We offer a fully accredited educational…

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