LANK's Blog: The Bear Necessities

January 15, 2019

This month and next are busy ones at LANK because we host several open houses and begin our registration process for the following school year.  Having lots of visitors to our school is a bit like having company over for dinner.  When I host a dinner party I try to mak...

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...

December 6, 2017

Shortly after the busy holiday season, LANK will ramp up its open house tours and begin to think ahead to the following 2018-2019 school year.  For parents, this is a time to consider various preschool programs and choose the one that is a “best fit” for their child....

October 26, 2017

It is almost that time of year again when parents arrive at school for that very first sit-down with their child’s teacher.  For some it is a little nerve racking as they try to imagine what the teacher might say about how 'Joey' shares toys, receives circle time, or o...

May 4, 2017

Fourteen years ago, (almost to the day), my husband and I learned that our daughter, Grace, has cystic fibrosis (CF).  Our sweet, spunky, and happy two-year-old had been incredibly sick for months and was in and out of the hospital with no diagnosis other than pneumoni...

August 30, 2016

​Our children are growing up in a technological age filled with tweets, texts, Snapchats, emails, and yes, blogs!   Although this quick speak has advantages, they are no substitute for a handwritten note. Who doesn’t remember the excitement of having a pen-pal or runn...

May 2, 2016

 

There is no one who doesn’t remember their favorite teacher.  Someone who cared about you, someone who inspired you, someone who made you feel special and good and strong.  And these are usually pretty vivid memories.  Think back……you can probably tell stories about w...

April 2, 2016

The bees aren't the only ones buzzing this spring. As this is written, the Kindergarten class is reading, writing, and you want to know what time it is -just ask them! The 5-day is visiting Japan and other exotic venues with a dash of cherry blossoms thrown in, and the...

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