Aldrich Memorial Nursery School a Great Preschool in Rochester, Minnesota

I've been meaning to write about the preschool my children attend for quite some time.  A quality preschool experience is not a matter to be taken lightly.  Hands-on curriculum that fosters the mind is essential for this age group. Aldrich Memorial Nursery School has provided my boys with the tools they need to succeed in kindergarten and grade school.   My middle son is now on the cusp of kindergarten and he is ready.  When he was three years old I experienced all those common fears parents tend to worry about- should he know all his letters?  should he be able to count to … [Read more...]

Super Animal Genius for LeapPad™ Review

Children love video games.  This is a simple truth.  I come from the generation that saw the emergence of these games  As a child I never owned a video game console, but I distinctly remember when they became popular.  Everybody had one, and I sure wanted one too. My children are growing up in a different time.  Video games are a way of life.  Everyone has access to them in one form or another.  Within our own family we have a multitude of options regarding video game play.  I'm not a luddite.  I have no desire to prevent my children from partaking in this fun entertaining pastime.  But as … [Read more...]