Pecan Ranch

A Snow Day for Pecan Ranch

It came as a surprise. A blizzard, INSIDE? What could we do!? There was nothing that could be done! The snow came in and it couldn’t be stopped! How would we ever clean this up!? Yet the children of Pecan Ranch had other ideas for such a strange snowy day….

We filled up our buckets and we shared with our friends. We threw snowballs with laughter, barely missing our chins.

“What are you doing?” we asked, “Playing with Christmas Snow” came the reply from little faces grinning with glee, such as amazing sight to see.

Then the teachers joined in so the fun could begin.

There were snow angels to be made, plenty of fun while we played.

It was a [...]

The Amazing Adventure of Potty Training

Ahead of you is an amazing journey. A journey that is filled with accidents, loads of dirty laundry and the overwhelming joy you experience when your child finally accomplishes one of the biggest feats in early childhood…potty training.

Each parent has a different experience with potty-training, and each child has a different mindset about potty training. Some have an easy time, while others can struggle. Trying to potty-train a child who is not ready can be a very difficult task and stressful on both the parent and the child.

How To Know If My Child Might Be Ready
-Children close to the age of 2, or older.
-Knows when they are “dirty” and need changed.
-Shows interest in the toilet.
-Can pull their clothing up/down.

Tips on Potty-Training
-Let your child flush the potty, not only are you educating your child to flush after use, but it is a fun reward while learning.
-Take your child to the potty after meals and drinks (most children have a potty routine, try to potty train them during their routine)
-Plenty of praise when they do accomplish the act of using the toilet.
-Do not punish or scold [...]