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Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in School

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Having your child start school is an exciting time, but as a parent, it can also be a confusing one. The routines and challenges of school life are a big change from life at home, and it’s often difficult to know how best to support your child through this transition and to help them succeed

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3 Simple Ways to Defuse a Public Temper Tantrum

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Even for the most proactive, dedicated parent, a public temper tantrum is an almost unavoidable part of parenting. While a child may be sweet and patient on a normal basis, eventually, they’re going to reach the limit of their ability to stand running errands or going grocery shopping – and that’s when disaster strikes. As

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Family-Friendly Winter Activities in Frisco, TX

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Winter is upon us, and we know many of our families are getting ready for some quality time spent enjoying each other and the season. We’re always looking for ways to help make being a parent easier, so for this blog, we decided to list a few of our favorite winter activities around Frisco for

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Gift Ideas For Preschoolers

The holidays are coming, and we’re betting that many parents are starting to stress over what to get their children for presents. Gift giving is always difficult, and somehow it can seem even harder with preschoolers – how does one balance an educational gift with fun? And how can you find a gift that helps

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Fun Thanksgiving Crafts

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and we know many TBE families are getting excited for some much-needed quality time together, celebrating the importance of family and loved ones. The ritual of gathering around a table and giving thanks is a beautiful way to strengthen a family, and it’s also a wonderful opportunity for planning

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Halloween Nursery Rhymes from Your Frisco TX Learning Center

Halloween is coming up fast, and we know that means plenty of kids all over the country are getting ready for a night of ghouls, ghosts, and the oh-so-delicious ritual of trick-or-treating. Even for kids who aren’t old enough for trick-or-treating, Halloween is an exciting time of the year, and there are plenty of ways

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The Kind Campaign: The Fight Against Girl-on-Girl Bullying

When we hear the word “bully,” most people think of a big, tough boy who steals his classmate’s’ lunch money and picks on the smaller boys in his grade. Most people think about physical violence on the playground. However, bullying comes in all different forms, and the kind of bullying that’s often the hardest to

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Understanding Preschool Friendships

Friendships in early childhood can be puzzling to adults. Kids haven’t learned the social graces that adults use when communicating with each other, and it’s easy to become alarmed when you hear your child say something harsh to a friend. If you’re having a hard time understanding the preschool social scene, you’re not alone —

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Milestone Moments

When you’re looking for a private preschool in Frisco, TX, The Blue Elephant is proud to provide unparalleled learning and social experiences for your children. When we think of our children growing through their formative years, we generally think of the milestone moments in their lives. While we all know about the biggest moments in

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How to Handle the Three Ts: Tempers, Tantrums, & Tears

At The Blue Elephant, we’re fortunate to have both a student body of committed learners and a full staff of professional early child educators, which makes dealing with any potential meltdowns easy. But as a parent alone with your child, the task of dealing with tantrums may not be so easy – especially if the

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