Topics related to Kiddie Academy’s proprietary Life Essentials curriculum. Age appropriate curriculum and activities for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children.

Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

This time of the year marks preschool graduation for many, and soon attentions will turn to entering kindergarten in the fall. It’s a big and wonderful next step in your child’s development, but one that often leaves parents wondering, “Is my child ready?” When you try to put your mind…

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Should My Child Learn Spanish? 

At Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care, we like to say, “Community begins here.” We could also say it in Spanish - “Comunidad comienza aquí” - and mean the same thing. If you were raised in a household or area where English was the primary language, you may wonder why your…

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Preparing Children to Live in a Social Media-Centric World 

It’s almost impossible for children to grow up these days without having exposure to and experience with social media. The world of social media is a tricky place for anyone, let alone children. Not everything about it is bad. Used properly, it’s a great way to interact with friends and…

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Guilt-Free TV Viewing for Kids

As parents, it’s easy to feel guilty when we resort to using TV to entertain or educate our kids. But are we being too hard on ourselves when we do that? The short answer is, “Yes.” But you need to make sure you’re doing more than just turning on the…

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Communicating with Teachers During Virtual Learning

At its peak earlier this year, school closures in the U.S. affected more than 55 million students* and resulted in a crash course on virtual learning for many of us, our children and their teachers. Now, as schools reopen with virtual learning still in the mix in lots of places,…

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