1. Dining With Kids: How To Survive A Restaurant With Young Children

    Many families shy away from taking young children to restaurants to eat, but exposing young kids to dining out can be a great way to teach them etiquette, social skills, and patience. As they get older, your child will know better how to behave in a restaurant, and taking them out will be much easier after they’ve had some practice. At Child's World Academy, our daycare teachers help children de…Read More

  2. Choosing Extracurricular Activities for Your Child

    As children emerge from the infant years and become toddlers and preschoolers, finding extracurricular activities for them becomes an opportunity to find out more about what interests them and what skills they may want to build. Our tips will help you to select activities that will engage your children, but you may also want to speak to your daycare provider and ask for their recommendation for ac…Read More

  3. 8 Warm Weather Tips for Keeping Kids Safe in the Summertime

    As the warmer weather approaches, your family is likely looking forward to hikes, beach trips, and picnics in the park. Remember to make your outdoor activities safe activities by taking a few important safety precautions that are necessary when the temperature heats up and the sun comes out. Our daycare teachers at Child's World Academy put this list of tips together to help you protect your litt…Read More

  4. Amblyopia: A Common, But Treatable, Childhood Vision Problem

    The most common vision problem affecting young children is amblyopia, which affects 3% of children under the age of eight. It occurs when the brain sends signals to one eye, and allows neural pathways to develop in connection to that eye, but not to the other eye. This condition is very treatable, but effective treatment relies on early detection, and children are not always able to communicate to…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. 5 Preschool Learning Activities For After-School Down Time

    If you’re a parent of a toddler, you’re probably all-too familiar with that energy crash that often follows when you pick your child up from their preschool or daycare center. Sometimes, it looks like a nap or a tantrum, and other times, it’s characterized by stir-crazy, rambunctious play that seems to have come out of nowhere. It’s natural to feel hopeless when this happens, which is why …Read More

  7. 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