LANK's Blog: The Bear Necessities

May 24, 2019

Last week an email crept into our inbox letting us know that LANK was voted best/ favorite preschool in Northern Virginia Magazine’s 2019 online reader poll.  Here is the actual email:

"It is with sincere pleasure, on behalf of everyone at Northern Virginia Magazin...

May 13, 2019

I love May, as the month can usually be counted on to yield warm temperatures, green lawns and colorful flowers. But beyond the seasonal changes that occur in May, the month is also the harbinger of new beginnings and thus, a time to also bid farewells.  Whenever I rec...

April 4, 2019

In 1994 the Lion King was released, and my children became avid fans. They probably watched the movie a dozen times, and never tired of the script, music or characters.  During my own childhood, Bambi was one of my favorite movies. Interesting that both Disney blockbus...

December 13, 2018

Our New Year’s wish came true!

January is a month for reflection, resolution, goal setting and new beginnings.  At LANK, January is truly a special time as we showcase our school and programs for registration in February.   As school directors, we know that once familie...

December 6, 2018

When I was a young mother with children ages five, three and one, I remember distinctly putting pressure on myself to create the perfect holiday celebration in every way.  At the time, our family celebrated both Hanukkah and Christmas, and I spent the majority of the m...

October 29, 2018

My next LANK blog was supposed to appear on Wednesday, November 7th but in light of the most recent attack in a Pittsburgh synagogue, it seemed necessary to sit down and share some thoughts as soon as possible.  As I was collecting my thoughts for this blog, I couldn’t...

August 1, 2018

I love summer camp, but I especially love summer camp at LANK! There is a certain cadence to our day, and a relaxed atmosphere that only summer can provide.  Maybe wearing shorts and sandals sets the tone for the day, and knowing that daylight will endure past 6 PM giv...

May 7, 2018

“You can have your cake and eat it too!”  LANK is about to launch a program that will provide the “best of both worlds!”  These idioms are more than mere words, when applied to our newest program options at LANK. Both fit our new EXPLOREandMORE extended day progra...

May 1, 2018

This week marks the nationally recognized Children’s Book Week. Children’s Book weeks runs from April 30-May 6th, but the wisdom and joyfulness it imparts about the significance of reading stays with me all year.  Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the oldest...

April 6, 2018

Many parents are familiar with the acronym STEM or STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) as it has become very popular in schools and early childhood programming.  But, often even the savviest educators become a little confused when trying to...

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