We at Tender Years are supporting Madison Whitcomb and her “Students of The Year” campaign for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. And we hope YOU will too! We are incredibly proud to support Madison Whitcomb and her campaign to honor her late uncle, Lenny Whitcomb. As a former student at Tender Years, she has shown… Read More »
“Nick, The No Good, Icky Tick” Book Reading & Signing!
Author Karen Gloyer Presents… Nick, the No Good, Icky Tick Friday, March 2nd • 3pm-6pm at Tender Years Mechanicsburg Join us at Tender Years in Mechanicsburg as our students enjoy a book reading & signing with author Karen Gloyer. Karen will present her children’s book, “Nick, the No Good, Icky Tick”, a fun and colorful… Read More »
Photos With Santa & Mrs. Claus!
Get your child’s picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Santa and Mrs. Claus are on their way to Tender Years to visit our students! Our favorite professional photographer, Bob Lesko, will be on-site at each center to capture your child’s special moment with them! Plus, a portion of all sales will be donated to… Read More »
We’re Going Pink!
On Friday, October 20th, Tender Years is going PINK to help local breast cancer patients, and we need YOUR help! It’s easy! All you need to do is wear something pink and stop in to any one of our centers on the 20th. For each and every person who visits any of our locations in… Read More »
Better Behaviors Through Play: At-Home Games That Encourage a Kind Child
Kindness is similar to a muscle. For some it may be innately stronger, but every person can develop their kindness muscle with practice. And similar to empathy, practicing kindness can be simple if we build it into our routine. If you are tired of nagging your child to do the right thing, try something new.… Read More »
Our 10 Favorite Pinterest Boards For All Your Parenting Needs
Pinterest is great place for finding new recipes and home décor ideas, but have you ever thought about getting parenting tips there? The popular social media site just released their “100 for 2017” list which shows the top trends they predict will be popular for the upcoming year, and parenting is predicted to be HUGE!… Read More »
The 8 Best Ways to Tame Those Tantrums
Every parent has been there. You’re in the middle of a grocery store and suddenly, seemingly out of nowhere, your toddler starts to have a meltdown. The causes of a toddler’s emotions going from zero to one-hundred can depend on your individual child and the circumstances, but know that it is all part of their… Read More »
It’s Time: Why Preschoolers Need Independence and How to Encourage It
“I can do it myself!” Every parent of a preschooler has heard those words. Preschoolers can vary from minute to minute on their need for independence. They may want to cook their own breakfast one morning, but can’t be bothered to get a juice box out of the fridge at lunchtime. Parents have to perform… Read More »
Building Better Pathways: How to Encourage Thinking and Learning Skills in Your Child
The neurons (or brain cells) in your child’s brain resemble a tiny tree. Each time they take in a new bit of information about their world a new branch on the tree is created. These branches connect to each other in a vast network we refer to as neural pathways. Just like the trees in… Read More »
Feeling It Out: Preschool Social-Emotional Milestones
The significance of social and emotional development is seen in every area of a child’s life. A child will have a strong foundation for later development if he or she can manage personal feelings, understand others’ feelings and needs, and interact positively with others. Parents can see the significance of social and emotional development in… Read More »