1. Sleep Regressions: What to Expect and How to Cope

    Sleepless nights are, of course, the bane of every parent’s existence. When you finally coax your infant or toddler into a reasonable sleep schedule, or even get them sleeping through the night, the thought of a sleep regression is a terrifying one. Rest assured that sleep regressions are both normal and temporary. While they are frustrating, understanding why they occur and when they will pass …Read More

  2. Hitting, Pinching, and Biting: How to Handle Your Toddler’s Frustration

    The problem: Is your child an angel at home, but suddenly turns on the aggression at daycare, the playground, or at a playdate? That’s normally because, in social situations, he is more likely to have his will challenged, whether it’s because another child wants a turn on the slide, or because his favorite toy is whisked away by another pair of hands. The solution: If your toddler is old enoug…Read More

  3. Kicking the Pacifier Habit: Five Ways to Say Goodbye to the Binky

    Your child’s pacifier was a solace during those early newborn days, but many kids learn to walk, run, and talk while still depending on a binky. How can you break your child of this habit, so that her pacifier doesn’t come with her to kindergarten? Cold Turkey This method is highly effective, but may cause some tears and a few difficult nights in the short-term. We know a few parents who have…Read More

  4. These Fall Craft Activities Will Bring the Colors of the Season Into Your Home!

    Autumn is the most beautiful season in our region, and with it comes a great deal of inspiration. Whether your kids love painting, pasting, or playing assistant to you in arts and craft activities, they’ll enjoy seeing fall’s gorgeous colors displayed at home! This craft will let the autumn light in, while showcasing the beautiful colors and shapes of the season. It’s a bit of a challenge fo…Read More

  5. 10 Easy-Prep Dinners the Whole Family Will Enjoy!

    Put the takeout menus away, because these simple dinners will get you through even the most hectic of evenings, and your children are sure to love them! Lasagna is always a family favorite. It’s a dish that adults and kids both love. Toiling over béchamel sauce and waiting on a hot oven, however, isn’t exactly weeknight friendly. This 30-minute stovetop version is what your family needs. Mak…Read More

  6. How to Cope When Sniffles, Coughs, and Fevers Run Through Your Household

    Parents are all too familiar with the warning signs. Your child comes home complaining of a cough. Your baby wakes up with his nose stuffed up, or your toddler tells you that he has a tummy ache. In those first few moments of a building illness, you envision the days to come: your entire family winds up on the couch or in bed, blowing their noses and running fevers, and you wind up so exhausted th…Read More

  7. How Young Children Learn to Help

    We want the young children we care for to grow into helpful kids, and kind and generous adults, and we know their parents do, too! As it turns out, helping behaviors can start at a very young age. Your daycare and preschool providers encourage these behaviors on a daily basis, and you can get your kids in the helping spirit at home, too! The journal Science published a study which suggests that …Read More

  8. Safety Tips to Guarantee a Fun and Festive 4th of July!

    July 4th weekend is often packed with fun, family-friendly activities, like cookouts, picnics, beach and pool time, and, for a bold few, even backyard fireworks. Keeping your kids safe this summer is a top priority, and an incident-free holiday will allow you to make great memories for years to come. Grilling Safety Tips To prevent a fire, keep your grill away from low-hanging branches, bushes, or…Read More

  9. The Importance of Teaching Music to Kids

    At Child's World Academy, we pride ourselves in providing an incredibly varied curriculum. We don't just teach our kids the typical subjects, like math and science, we also make it a point to develop their creative side through music and art. This early childhood education program can give your child a well-rounded educational base that they can build off of in their later years. Many parents want…Read More