1. Preparing Young Children for a Family Dog

    At some point during their childhood, most kids will ask for a dog. If you love dogs and have been waiting to get one, prepare your children thoroughly before you do. Teach your children about the different responsibilities they’ll have once you adopt a dog, and talk to them about some of the basics of respecting, teaching, and training dogs. This will help your family stay on the same page when…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Benefits Of Summer Camp For Kids

    Summer is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about all the fun summer activities your family has planned. Whether it be a camping trip, a county fair, a Fourth Of July parade, swimming lessons, or summer camp, your kids will need lots of things to keep them occupied once school lets out. At Child’s World Academy in Monroe, we offer year-round childcare services, a…Read More

  4. 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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    Transitional Objects and Your Young Child: Benefits and Misconceptions

    Many children between the ages of six months and five years use transitional objects such as blankets, loveys, or stuffed animals to soothe them, especially during times of change and challenge. These items become both beloved by children and useful when moving from one developmental stage to the next, or for overcoming common childhood challenges. Why do Children Choose Transitional Objects? Most…Read More

  6. 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

  7. Stopping Bullying in its Tracks in Early Childhood

    Bullying is typically a problem that affects school-age children, particularly children in elementary school and middle school. So why address it as early as the toddler and preschool years? Many of the factors that increase bullying behavior later in childhood actually occur during the first few years of toddlerhood and early childhood education. Being on the lookout for these factors is importan…Read More

  8. 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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    Three Common Preschooler Sleep Issues Plus Tips and Strategies to Help Your Child Get More Rest

    While many parents watch their children emerge from the infancy stage and assume that sleep issues and night wakings are behind them, many sleep issues can resurface during their child's preschool years. If your child is having trouble getting enough sleep or if your daycare provider is reporting that they seem tired during the day, you might need to tackle your child’s sleep concerns so that th…Read More

  10. 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