What is Play Therapy?

Jennifer L. GreggPhD, LPC, NCC, Registered Play Therapist I am often met with confusion when I tell someone that I am a Play Therapist. At a glance, play therapy looks like simple play and having fun. However, play therapy has been found to be a practical and effective therapeutic approach in treating a variety of … Continue reading What is Play Therapy?

Merino Trampoline Gymnastics Academy: Introducing Clare Johnson, Coach

By Clare Johnson-Coach Merino Trampoline Gymnastics Academy Hello! My name is Clare Johnson, I am 23 years old and I am a coach at Merino Trampoline Gymnastics Academy. This year in April I married Paul Bretscher, who is also an athlete with MTGA, and we coach the developmental team together. After more than 15 years … Continue reading Merino Trampoline Gymnastics Academy: Introducing Clare Johnson, Coach

Now Open! Ardent Preschool & Daycare of Redstone

By Tamara HarrelsonArdent Pre-School and Daycare, Marketing ManagerArdent’s newest location, situated right off I-565 on Rideout Road (Exit 14), comes complete with artificial turf fields, covered playgrounds and a splash pad! This facility also has an indoor/outdoor courtyard designed just for infants. This bright, pour-and-play covered, courtyard provides a scrape free way for infants to … Continue reading Now Open! Ardent Preschool & Daycare of Redstone

Ardent Preschool is Opening a New Location

By Tamara Harrelson Ardent Pre-School and DaycareMarketing DirectorArdent’s newest location, Ardent of Redstone, is situated right off I-565 on Rideout Road (Exit 14). Parents and children will love this 23,000 square feet state of the art facility which features 3 age-appropriate covered playgrounds, artificial turf fields, and a fun summer splash pad. Additional parent favorites … Continue reading Ardent Preschool is Opening a New Location

Parent Tips for Remote Learning

By Susan S. Askew, PE, CSEP and Rebecca Falcon, PMP, CISM, Black Swans Rising, LLC We’ve survived the first 9 weeks of COVID-19 imposed remote learning, have worked out most technical kinks, and gotten a “battle rhythm” established. Now that the crisis management of this new way of learning has passed, parents and students should … Continue reading Parent Tips for Remote Learning