Staying Focused

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Winter break has come and, unfortunately, gone. And getting back into the swing of things can be quite difficult. Lake Forrest Prep, a private school in Orlando, is here to help you and your child stay on track and focused

Preparing for Our Daughter’s First Sleepover

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Countless times over the past few years we have talked to our daughter about sleepovers.  Usually, it starts with her telling us that she is going to have a sleepover at one of her friend’s house.  Sure, you have that

Setting Goals This New Year

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The new year is here, and with that often comes a “new year, new me” mentality. But setting goals isn’t as easy as saying what you wish to change. You need to set goals that are reasonable and attainable, and

Why Your Child Should Be Playing Dungeons and Dragons

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Dungeons and Dragons seems to be surging in popularity — and with good reason. This immersive game encourages players to build a world, exercise creative thinking, and even practice their math skills. That’s why Lake Forrest Prep, one of the

How Your Child Can Benefit From Learning a Second Language

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Hola! Guten tag! Bonjour! There are plenty of languages that our world uses to communicate. Learning a second language not only helps your child learn to connect with the world around them, but it can also increase their cognitive skills,

Field Trip Memories Last a Lifetime

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Parents Corner is a glimpse into life at Lake Forrest Preparatory School.  Follow along throughout the school year in our Parents Corner blog as we take you through a year at LFPS. When I was a kid, like around kindergarten

STEM Christmas Gifts For Your Child

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The gift-giving season is here, and this year, we encourage you to give your child the gift of knowledge — with a fun and exciting twist. These STEM-themed gifts will encourage your child to keep learning but will guarantee they

Baking Up a Storm

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The holidays are a great excuse to spend some quality time in the kitchen with your child while indulging your sweet tooth. These recipes, from Orlando, Florida private schools, are a great way to get the holiday season started.  Gingerbread

Mark Your Ballot!

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As the next presidential election draws closer, your child may notice the signs of an upcoming election that pop up in anticipation of the big day — television ads, bumper stickers, and even actual signs in front of houses and

Don’t Give Up!

Failure can be difficult to deal with at any age. Whether it’s failing a test or missing the mark in a presentation, life is full of challenges. What’s important is to turn those challenges into opportunities to learn and grow.