Conception 2 College

The Art of Saying Thank You

‘Tis the season of giving thanks for blessings big and small. What better time to instill the practice of gratitude with your kids?  The art of writing thank you notes is teetering on the brink of extinction but this small… read more

High School Here We Come!

As you help your child prepare for high school, there are many things to consider in finding the perfect fit. Fortunately, Alachua County has many options for a great education and well-rounded experience.  While evaluating your options, consider what parts… read more

8th Grade Families: Career Academy Showcase

Do you have an 8th grader? There are many options for high school in Alachua County. On Thursday, November 18th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Eastside High School (in the outdoor mall area), local schools with specialty programs will… read more

The Montessori Method: Toys that Teach

The Montessori method was developed in the early 1900s by an Italian scholar and scientist named Dr. Maria Montessori. She created schools for children in Italy that fostered “rigorous, self-motivated growth for children and adolescents in all areas of their… read more

Newborn Jaundice: Should I Be Worried?

Jaundice is caused by an excess amount of bilirubin in the baby's blood. Bilirubin is a yellow pigment in red blood cells, and if your new baby’s liver can’t remove the bilirubin from the blood, the yellow pigment will present… read more

Toddler Tantrums: From Destructive to Constructive

We all have our moments. Moments when emotions get the best of us, anger consumes us and scream-crying seems to be the only appropriate response. As adults, we can (hopefully) control these emotions and constructively deal with them. However, our kiddos can have a… read more

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