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

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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What To Do When Your Virtual Learning Routine Starts to Unravel

As parents, we live by our routines. Even if you were the “fly by the seat of your pants” type when you were childless, you likely instituted some (if not a lot of) routines once you had kids to protect your sanity and keep things humming along. Routines are good…

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5 Tips for Keeping Kids Socialized During Virtual Learning

Coming into 2020, who knew that virtual learning would become so integrated into our lives? Having the technology and resources in place to provide learning continuity during the pandemic quarantines has been helpful. But many of us are still struggling to reconcile the benefits with some of the consequences of…

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