Hug, Cuddle, and hold your little ones!

The last IPS and YOU discussed how important holding and talking to babies is to their long term development.  While there is ample research to support this, the most bizarre and disturbing proof comes from the end of the Cold War.  Rumania’s Nicoale Ceausescu was the...

No Fossil Fuels Here!

The new preschool building has been designed to be as energy efficient as possible, using little to no fossil fuels. As the photos below show, we are using sprayed-on closed cell foam on all exterior walls.  This type of insulation has a very high R-value (a measure...

Abilities Are Created, Not Solely Inherited.

In the last edition of IPS and YOU, I wrote about heredity and environment citing research that said it was the interplay between the two that determines who we eventually become.  Keeping on that theme, here is another important concept—abilities are created, not...
The Progress Doesn’t Stop

The Progress Doesn’t Stop

We continue to be amazed and excited by the progress that is made every day on the new building.  Here are a few shots of the plumbing and electrical work going in.  And yes – we really do have a roof!  The Preschoolers are going to be well provided for in our...