Children

Teaching Children Humor at Home
02/24/2014

Kiddie Academy helps children learn humor through our character education program. Humor can brighten our daily lives as we smile at amusing occurrences and laugh at silly situations. Having a sense of humor can also help children develop social skills and maintain emotional and physical health. The power of humor…

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CPR
02/21/2014

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. Your child isn’t breathing and you’re in a panic. The Huffington Post recently posted pictures from an incident involving a 5-month-old infant who wasn’t breathing. His caretaker was driving along a major highway and needed to pull over in order to take action. The pictures…

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Car Seat Recalls
02/19/2014

You may have heard about car seat recalls in the last few weeks.  The most recent recall was published on February 13, 2014. Engineers are working hard to ensure that cars and car seats are designed to keep kids as safe as possible. Safe Kids Worldwide provides the following tips…

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jokes
Knock-knock
02/03/2014

Some say that laughter is the best medicine. The power of humor benefits everyone, especially our children. Finding laughter in our daily lives can relieve stress, ease depression, loosen muscles and strengthen relationships. Did you know that children, on average, laugh 200 times per day? How awesome is that! But…

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State of the Union: Childcare Implications
01/30/2014

In President Obama's recent State of the Union address, he included two segments that directly impact the child care franchise world.  The first point was about the importance of healthy eating and exercise, which is one of  the Kiddie Academy curriculum's four pillars.  The president reported: “As usual, our First Lady sets a…

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