About Dorothy Hastings

Dorothy Hastings is the Director of First School, which are three preschool and child care centers located throughout Southern California. First School provides a hands-on approach to preschool education and Child Care Programs that emphasizes all around child development. In addition to their intuitive academic approach, First School also focuses on developing a child's social skills and self-confidence, which is made possible in their intimate learning atmosphere.

6 Activities to Express Your Gratitude This Teacher’s Day

Whether your child loves his or her teacher or doesn’t like going to school, chances are their preschool teacher does all sorts of great things for your child. They’re probably underpaid and underappreciated too. After all, these are the people … Continue reading

6 Tips to Help Your Child Benefit from New Year Resolution

In recent years New Year’s resolutions have got a bit of a bad rap. However, well designed resolutions can be a great way for children to build their self-esteem and learn how to set goals. The following tips will assist … Continue reading

Incredible Celebration of Christmas with Unanimity

During the holiday season, it is easy to get caught up in your own celebrations. While there is nothing wrong with honoring your tried and true traditions, it can also be powerful to learn about how other cultures celebrate Christmas. … Continue reading