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    End of Summer Activities for Nostalgic Families With Young Children

    The end of summer is a bittersweet time for many families, especially those with young children. The beach days, lazy summer evenings, and long weekends camping are in the rear view mirror, and fall is approaching, along with the hustle and bustle that comes with it. But since summer technically lingers until later in September, your family can still enjoy a few last pieces of summer before it’s…Read More

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    Seven Tips for Transitioning Your Child from Summer Fun to a New School Year

    Has your child spent the summer in camp, enjoying the outdoors and a slightly altered schedule? Maybe she has gone on a few trips and has been getting used to coming and going. Perhaps your household has been waking up a little later and getting to bed later than usual. Gear up for a new year of daycare or preschool by easing into new routines and schedules a few weeks in advance. Get your child p…Read More

  3. 10 Ways to Use Seasonal Fruits and Veggies in Kid-Friendly Meals

    Delicious seasonal produce is easy to come by this time of year, so it only makes sense to use as much as possible in your meals, snacks, and desserts. These family friendly recipes will make your summer healthier and more delicious! Blackberry Citrus Granola Bowl. Blackberries are a quintessential summer fruit, and pairing them with whichever citrus fruit you have on hand makes for great flavor o…Read More

  4. Five Fun Summertime Crafting Ideas for Young Children

    While the summertime means days at the beach, hikes through the woods, and plenty of day trips and excursions, there are likely to be some rainy days and some quiet afternoons indoors as well. Summertime-themed crafts can be a great way to keep kids entertained and engaged, and some of these can actually help you to bring a little bit of summertime into your home décor! A few craft sticks, some c…Read More

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    Tips for Keeping Your Child’s Routines Intact While on Vacation

    Whether you’re headed to the beach for a week of sand and sun, giving in to the chaotic fun of a theme park, or exploring a new city or country for the first time, vacations are a time when you and your family may find themselves letting go a little. It’s important to make vacation with your kids a little special and a little unexpected. But it’s also important to keep schedules and behavior…Read More

  6. Safe Swimming Tips for Families with Young Children

    The advent of warm weather means family vacations, trips to the beach and to the local pool, and more time boating and in the backyard with the kiddie pool. This time of year, it’s important for parents of young children to be aware of water safety tips that will keep kids safe while in or near the water. Child’s World Academy is Monroe’s leading child care center and we are passionate about…Read More

  7. Local Outdoor Activities That Adults and Kids Will Both Enjoy!

    You and your family want to enjoy the outdoors while the summer sun is still warm, but your usual excursions to the local playground or splash park may be starting to feel a little routine. Try one of these five outdoor activities in the Westchester and Fairfield county area, and treat yourself and your kids to a new experience. Trinity Cruises offers a variety of boat rides, departing from Peeksk…Read More

  8. Five Reason Why Summer Camp Benefits Your Child

    In the summertime, the world begins to slow its pace. It’s natural for adults and children to alter their daily activities a bit as the days grow longer and the temperatures warm, but children, specifically, benefit from new experiences and adventures in the summer. Summer camp is the perfect opportunity for children to explore, get out of their comfort zone, and blaze new trails. If you are loo…Read More