Monthly Blog Posts

  • The Science of Baking

    by added on 17 December 2014

    This is a great time of year for baking, and baking is a great way to sneak in some kitchen chemistry! When your little one asks "why?" while baking cookies or bread this winter, here are some answers you can arm yourself with. Eggs Eggs help contribute liquid to dough and batter. Egg yolks are almost 50% water, and egg whites are ...

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  • November 2014

    by added on 17 December 2014

    Wow!  We are already 1 month and 3 weeks into our school year.  Where has the time gone?  Ok, that has nothing to do with what I’m about to write about, but as I sat down to write, I realized it has been almost 2 months since I have seen many of the Woodinville Family Preschool members.  I want to ...

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  • Another Step in Mindful Parenting

    Another Step in Mindful Parenting

    by added on 5 September 2014

    During the coming months we will ask you to take another step in being more mindful in your parenting journey. Each class will begin to complete written observations of the children. These observations, whether conducted at home or at school, offer you a five-minute window where your intention is simply to watch what is happening with your child. It is ...

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  • Our Parent-Baby Class for Expectant and New Parents

    Our Parent-Baby Class for Expectant and New Parents

    by added on 18 August 2014

    Do you know any new or expectant parents? Be sure to tell them all about our Prenatal/Infant Class! This class offers so much to new parents.   "When I began the class three years ago with my then seven-week old son, I was looking for an enriching environment for my child, a way to connect with other parents, and to earn some ...

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  • Mindful Parenting

    Mindful Parenting

    by added on 31 July 2014

    Our parenting journey begins with the notion that parenting is about the development and nurturing of our children. Yet, as we travel this path, at some point we come to a crossroad where we realize that parenting is just as much about the development and nurturing of ourselves. Parenting is one of the most demanding and intense roles that we will ...

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  • Phrases for Effective Parenting

    Phrases for Effective Parenting

    by added on 10 July 2014

    The way we phrase our comments to our children can make the difference between gaining their cooperation and being met with their hostility. Here are ten common phrases that can help your relationship with your child move in a more positive direction. These also work with people in general! 1. I love being with you! 2. I’m trying to speak respectfully to ...

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  • Tips for Vacations and Family Trips

    Tips for Vacations and Family Trips

    by added on 25 June 2014

    Vacations and family trips can be fun but can also be stressful. One of the secrets to traveling with young children is to be prepared. Preparations at home can involve children, decreasing stress in the long-run while teaching children responsibility. Including children in planning also offers time to talk together and enjoy each other, even before leaving home. Parents often comment ...

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  • 2014-2015 OPEN HO– USE

    2014-2015 OPEN HO– USE

    by added on 10 January 2014

    There will be an open house held from 10-1 on Saturday, February 1st. This is a great opportunity to learn about Woodinville Family Preschool and register for the 2014-2015 school year.

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  • Nature Explore Classroom

    Nature Explore Classroom

    by added on 15 February 2013

    On November 9, 2012, Woodinville Family Preschool was notified that we are now a certified Nature Explore Classroom, committed to connecting children with nature and the outdoors. This certification is awarded by a collaborative effort between the Arbor Day Foundation and Dimensions Educational Research Foundation. Thank you to our staff, families, alumni, and community for your support throughout this process! ...

  • 2011 Golden Teddy Finalist

    2011 Golden Teddy Finalist

    by added on 15 February 2013

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