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Parent & Family Resources

As a Berry Patch family, you have access to a licensed Parent and Family Educator as part of the program. We are delighted to have Becky Danielson, M.Ed, on staff and available to you for one-on-one conversations at no additional cost. To schedule an appointment with Becky, please email her at

February Parent Ed Newsletter

Dear Berry Patch Families,

Winter is the time to get outdoors and embrace the great outdoors: snow, icicles, and all! Sledding, tubing, and snowshoeing are fun artic activities for the whole family. The Berry Patch is a play-based program, so I’d like to encourage you to play outside this month. Continue reading “February Parent Ed Newsletter”

January Parent Ed Newsletter

Dear Berry Patch Families,

During our staff meeting last week, we participated in an in-service focusing on Family Relations, one of the requirements of NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) through which the school is accredited. The Berry Patch School is an all encompassing program, meeting the needs of children and families. Continue reading “January Parent Ed Newsletter”

January Director’s Newsletter

Welcome to Winter!

Brrrrr…it is good to stay snuggled inside on these chilly Minnesota mornings. I hope that you are enjoying time with your family as you celebrate Christmas and usher in the New Year. A BIG HUGE thank you to all of the families who participated in our December Children Serving Others toy drive for Children’s Hospital. Continue reading “January Director’s Newsletter”


Here is a selection of our favorite places, ideas, and organizations on the web. Feel free to recommend a resource that you believe would be of value to our community. Continue reading “Links”