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. Benefits to Cooking With Kids

    Cooking is a skill that we all need to know. It’s something that we use every day! While it may be the last thing that you want to think about, cooking a meal for your family could quickly become a lesson that your child learns from. Sure, learning to cook in itself is extremely beneficial for children to learn, but cooking happens to be loaded with endless educational lessons as well. If you’…Read More

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    How to Encourage Your Child to Apologize

    Children are not exactly known for their excellent apology skills, especially during the "terrible twos" and their early daycare and preschool years. Even the most emotionally intelligent adults have a hard time admitting when they are at fault, as well as delivering an authentic apology with an intention of repairing harm done. Work with your child on developing these skills at a young age in ord…Read More

  4. How Physical Activity is Helping Your Child’s Education

    Your little one is full of energy. While it may seem like a handful when you have to deal with it on your own, the team at Child’s World Academy is happy to help! We believe that physical activity is one of the many components that help children grow and develop, and there are plenty of studies to support this! In today’s blog, we’re going to touch on a few of the ways that physical activity…Read More

  5. Introducing a Chore Schedule to Your Children…And Helping Them to Stick To It!

    As your young children get a bit older and begin learning how to do certain things independently, such as feeding and dressing themselves, putting away their toys, and helping you with minor tasks around the house, you may want to think about the idea of instituting chores for each family member — including the kids! Children who complete chores feel a sense of self-worth and accomplishment, an…Read More

  6. How to Build Home-to-School Connections

    An important part of helping your child feel more comfortable in school is building a solid home-to-school connection. Your child’s daycare provider or preschool teacher is likely working hard on building that connection by sending you information and updates, as well as talking with you about any issues that may be cropping up at school, but parents can take a proactive approach as well. Here a…Read More

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    Fostering Resilience in Young Children

    What is resilience and why is it so important to develop this trait as a young child? Resilience is the capability to withstand adversity and to find ways to overcome setbacks with a positive attitude. Young children often have trouble with resilience, because even small disappointments and troubles can seem overwhelming to a toddler or preschooler. There are ways for young children to learn to ha…Read More

  8. Benefits of Taking Your Child to Daycare

    Being a parent is a tough job, and when you’re balancing it with additional children, work, physical activity and sanity, it can get all the more challenging. One of the solutions to freeing up some more time in your day is to have your child attend daycare. Aside from this being a fantastic way to get some more “you-time,” there are countless benefits that your child will see by attending. …Read More

  9. Helping Socially Anxious Children Make Friends at Daycare

    Many toddlers and preschoolers have a bit of trouble making friends at daycare. Even the most talkative, playful child at home can become a bit more reserved in a childcare setting. Children who are a bit socially anxious may avoid large groups of same age peers, may have trouble knowing how to converse with other kids, and may not always want to join in on the rambunctious fun their cohort is enj…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