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Preschool Goals at École Maison

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Your little one has started preschool at École Maison. It’s the beginning of their journey through education. As a parent you want your child to progress through preschool to a point where they will be ready for kindergarten. What exactly does being “ready for kindergarten” mean? In realistic terms, it is a pretty vague description. So, as a parent, what exactly should you .. Read More

École Maison’s Local Business Partners

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École Maison believes businesses are at their best when they can partner with each other. We are proud to partner with some of the leading businesses and organizations in the Columbus area. These strategic partnerships help us provide the services and activities we offer to our students. To show our appreciation and thanks, we thought it would be appropriate to highlight our business .. Read More

Staff Highlight: Tabi Fahner

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“I love playing the flute,” writes École Maison’s Toddler I teacher, Tabi Fahner.  It’s one of those things that she enjoys doing, but not too many people know about it.  “I have played since I was in middle school. I don’t have as much time to pursue this [now] but hopefully I will soon.” The 36 year-old teacher is originally from Columbus.  She .. Read More

Dealing with Stress: The Power of Play

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Kids seem to have more organized activities filling their schedules today than ever before.  Organized sports, dancing, martial arts and similar activities all begin at a younger age.  We even have organized, scheduled “play-dates” for children. Kids today spend an increased amount of their time getting ready for, driving to and spending time at scheduled events and activities then they did a generation .. Read More

Is My Child Getting Enough Sleep?

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Sleep.  It’s something every living thing needs to do.  It’s a basic, biological function that we need to survive.  It’s so ingrained in our being that we’ve dedicated whole rooms in our homes to it and whole industries have grown up around the need. Yet, as busy adults, we sometimes take sleep for granted and don’t always get the amount we need.  As .. Read More

Staff Highlight: Naureen Sharif

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Naureen Sharif describes herself as “a southern lass from Texas,” but her life’s journey has made her much more than that. She was born in Saudi Arabia to parents of Indian descent.  At the age of five, her family moved to England where they stayed until Naureen finished school.  That’s when the family came to the United States. They settled in Texas where .. Read More

École Maison Security Features

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We hear a lot about unexpected and unwarranted violence in the news today.  It’s unfortunate but random violence at schools, malls and businesses has taught us to secure our facilities and be mindful of those that do not. A childcare center has added concern since we deal with children. Whether threats come from unforeseen acts, natural disasters or troubled domestic situations, it is .. Read More