How to Ease Your Child’s Separation Anxiety

By: Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

Separation anxiety varies WIDELY between children. Some babies become hysterical when mom is out of sight for a very short time, while other children seem to demonstrate ongoing anxiety at separations during infancy,

Separation Anxiety tips:

The Good Goodbye: Strategies for Families

Try strategies such as the following:

  •  Have a routine for leaving home to go to school. For example, you might make up a silly song to sing in the car as you are on

Separation Anxiety: Love and Logic

Over the years, many parents have asked me about how to deal with separation anxiety. Now that many young children have spent more time than usual at home over the past year or so, this concern seems to be more

Hands at Play Developing Fine Motor Skills for Life

Young children are naturally curious. They learn about the world by interacting with their peers and by exploring materials with their hands. During their early years, children develop hand skills (fine motor skills) that they will need to be successful

Vacation Time!!

After being cautious for the last two years many families are taking a vacation!  I hope you have time to relax and rejuvenate.
There is no longer a quarantine after travel.  Students can return if they are symptoms free.  The …

COLOR Weekly Wednesday Rapid PCR Testing for FREE

  • We are offering free weekly covid testing to stop the spread of covid.  
  • You self-collect the sample from just the nostril, one-half inch inside the nose. 
  • We mail in the sample, and you get the results emailed in 48 hrs.  

April Fool’s Day – April 1st

As a school we will no longer celebrate Crazy Hair Day but will continue to celebrate April Fool’s Day! Be a Fool! Wear your clothes inside out or backwards or a Foolish Hat!

Reptile Visit March 30, 2022

We are excited for Ms. Katy to bring a small collection of reptiles to school on Wednesday, March 30th to visit the classrooms.

American Heart Association Fundraiser

We will be doing the Heart challenge February 7 to 18th to promote heart health and raise funds for AHA.

Please donate at

In case you have questions, here is a video to walk them through it!

How to …

Covid Testing

To help parents find testing, a difficult time to find a test, here is a resource list.  If you choose not to test your student, you must quarantine for 10 days from direct contact or from when symptoms start.
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We are happy to be engaging Tri Landscape & Design Inc {(206) 953-0722} for landscaping and for snow removal.

If Northshore School District closes, we will cancel our …

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Tour Our School

When we are full, we will only offer individual tours for openings, by appointment.  You can view our openings on the enrollment page. We use the WA school cutoff date of 8/31 for our classes.

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