1. How to Make the Holidays in 2020 Special

    For most households in the Houston area, the holiday season will look a lot different than it has in years past or it may have ever looked. There will be fewer if any holiday parties, Christmas pageants, and get-togethers, and many families won’t see the grandparents, aunts and uncles, cousins, or other relatives. For this reason, this season may not seem as bright and can add a great deal of sa…Read More

  2. Helping Your Child Cope With Any Covid-19 Anxiety

    Although the coronavirus is still affecting the world, we are starting to see that the world has begun to open back up. Our lives went from being completely normal to being changed overnight. Businesses were shut down, schools were closed, parents were required to work from home while homeschooling their children, and so many other daily routines have been shifted. While there are some restriction…Read More

  3. How to Help Your Child Learn This Summer

    One of our key principles at Cy-Fair Montessori preschool is our dedication to “Education For Life.” We strive to help our students become self-sufficient, self-confident, independent thinkers who love to learn. Though we shape our curriculum around this principle, parents can easily enhance their children’s education by offering additional learning experiences at home. Today, we are giving …Read More

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    Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19

    These days, it’s impossible to avoid the public conversation about COVID-19. This means that your child is hearing more and more about the disease, and may feel worried, confused, sad, and angry. With the stay-at-home order, your child may be wondering why they don’t get to go to our preschool in Houston.  Parents are understandably overwhelmed by the current crisis, and trying to answer your…Read More

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    How to Deal with a Public Tantrum

    Every parent knows the feeling: you’re almost done at the grocery store, though your little one has clearly been done with this excursion for at least 10 minutes. You try to hurry to get them home, but it’s too late — the crying, stomping, and yelling has begun.  This can be a mortifying and frustrating experience for parents. Fortunately, there are some ways that you can defuse the situati…Read More

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    How to Teach Your Child to Be Kind

    At Cy-Fair Montessori School, we value kindness. We teach our students to be kind to one another at school, and we know that parents do everything they can to foster kindness at home. Sometimes, it isn’t clear exactly what you can do to instill this virtue into your kids. Of course, there’s only so much control you have over your little one’s personality, but by demonstrating the importance …Read More

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    5 Back to School Tips for Preschool Parents

    It seems like summer has gone by in a flash, and now it’s time for the kids to go back to school! As exciting as it has been to travel with and have some relaxation time with your kiddos, you may be quite ready to get back into the swing of things. That being said, it’s also completely normal to feel anxious or unprepared for the upcoming back-to-school season. Fortunately, there are some simp…Read More

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    Coping with Separation Anxiety During Preschool

    When your child is finally old enough for preschool, you will both likely feel a whole variety of emotions. In particular, you might be concerned about your child experiencing separation anxiety. Separation anxiety is a common occurrence in young children, but it doesn’t have to mean that every goodbye is a tearful one. Try these tips to help ease separation anxiety in your child. Deal With Your…Read More

  9. Famous Montessori Graduates

    Between teaching children to be curious about the world, enhancing their imagination and creativity, and allowing for independent thought, it’s no wonder that many Montessori graduates go on to be greatly successful. In fact, some of the most famous people in the world attended Montessori schools. When you learn more about the Montessori method, it makes sense why many graduates would go on to t…Read More

  10. Introduction to the Montessori Method

    If you have never been in a Montessori classroom before, it may be difficult to wrap your brain around the concept. The Montessori method is different than a traditional school environment in many ways. Yet there are so many benefits to sending your child to our Montessori preschool in Houston. This article may help shed some light on the Montessori method so you can understand how your child may …Read More