1. Why Daycare is the Right Choice for many Families: Considering Your Options

    Expectant parents who both plan on working once their child is born must consider childcare options for their infant, and this decision can be difficult for many parents. Lots of families hire nannies and babysitters, while others opt for center-based care at their local daycare or childcare center. The latter can be advantageous for a variety of reasons when it comes to choosing the best childcar…Read More

  2. Building a Library for Your Young Child

    When your baby is born, a great task begins: the process of building a beautiful, funny, and engaging library of children’s books for your little one. Our recommendations will get you off to a great start. Books For Toddlers 18 Months & Younger When babies are in the newborn stage, their vision is a bit blurry. Picture books with a lot of nuance and subtle colors will not catch their attenti…Read More

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    Supplies Every Kid Needs to Start a New Year at Daycare or Preschool

    If you’re sending your child to daycare or preschool for the first time, knowing what to pack can become overwhelming. It’s hard enough to pack for a quick outing to the park or the grocery store, let alone an entire day without you! Our list of essentials will make sure that your child is covered. Milk or formula for infants. If you plan on sending breast milk to daycare with your infant, rem…Read More

  4. Five Tips for Moving into a New Home with Young Children

    Moving to a new home is exhausting and overwhelming for anyone, but for parents of young kids, it can be particularly taxing. The five tips will help your move to run a bit more smoothly by taking your own hard work and time into account, while also remembering that your kids will be a bit rocked by the move as well! Pack kids’ items while they’re sleeping. Don’t try to pack a few boxes of t…Read More

  5. Five Key Tips for Parents Who Work From Home

    Working from home is in many ways a luxury. Your commute is non-existent and you avoid many of the nuisances and distractions of the office. But it comes with its own set of challenges, especially for working parents. You can avoid some common work-at-home issues by employing our tips below. Set a Schedule It’s a priority to set a schedule for yourself since it is easy to become a bit undiscipli…Read More

  6. 7 Ways to Raise Kinder Children

    This time of year, there is a focus on kindness, charity, and thoughtfulness. Help your child to understand that being the giver of kindness can be just as rewarding as being the recipient with these seven strategies to raise kinder kids. Send kind thoughts. If you know a family who is going through a hard time, let your child know a little bit about what is going on, and ask her to send kind thou…Read More

  7. The First Day of Daycare Approaches: What to Pack With Your Child

    If that first day of daycare is quickly approaching, you likely have a million questions running through your mind. How will the transition go? What should you be talking about with your child? And, of course, what will your little one need throughout the day when she is at a new place, without the surroundings of home? Two changes of clothes. You likely carry a change of clothes around with you i…Read More

  8. Jumpstarting Reading Ability in Your Young Child

    Reading is an activity that has no age. We begin reading to our babies when they’re in the womb, and we continue through infancy, into toddlerhood, and through school age, until they’re reading on their own. How do you speed up the process of learning to read, and get your child interested in books at a younger age? Letter of the Day. Each day, announce to your child which letter is this day…Read More

  9. Coping with Pregnancy When You Have a Toddler

    Your first pregnancy was taxing, but at the end of the day, you put up your swollen feet, ordered takeout, and hung out with your partner without, say, a small child climbing up your exhausted body. This time around, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed. Pregnancy is tiring. Keeping up with a toddler is tiring. Attempting both at the same time is no easy feat! Here at Child's World Academy, we …Read More

  10. Infant Skin Care: Five Common Issues and Solutions

    When you bring your infant home from the hospital, every little hiccup and spot may cause you to sound your internal alarm. Pediatricians receive a tremendous number of calls about rashes from parents of infants. This guide to some of the more common rashes may relieve your concerns.  We are Child's World Academy, a caring educational day care in Monroe, CT and Peekskill, NY. The issue:  Infant…Read More