Brain Development 101

Our former co-Director Carol Boyce wrote this wonderful post on brain development, Enjoy! Our brains are amazing.  Did you know they are the only organ unfinished at birth? They continue to develop through life.  In early childhood the most important task of the brain is to build connectio

Fostering Independence

One of our goals at MCP is to foster independence in each of the children. This is probably one of the most important things we teach to preschoolers. In Kindergarten they will be expected to complete tasks on their own, to be able to dress, take care of their personal needs and to work independentl

Holiday Survival Guide

The holidays are coming! This time of year is full of hustle and bustle. We are eager to share our holiday traditions with our children, and to create new ones to make the season extra special. For many children, this can also be a stressful time. Strange food, strange people, new places, too much g