Health and Fitness

Tips and activities designed to help children make healthy food, fitness and hygiene choices.

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Kiddie Academy is There to Help When Your Children Are Ready to Go Back
05/18/2021

“It was the toughest thing I’ve ever done in my life.” That’s how Mandy, a Kiddie Academy parent, described her homelife during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 when she found herself in the position of trying to juggle working from home while taking care of her…

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Parenting in a Pandemic: “The Kids Really Needed Socialization”
02/12/2021

“We made the decision to pull the kids from daycare, because we just felt like that was in the best interest of everybody at that time, not knowing anything about what was actually going to happen and what was going on and who it affects and all those types of…

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Are You Experiencing Pandemic Burnout? If So, You’re Not Alone.
11/10/2020

For months now we’ve been living with the specter of COVID-19 hovering over us. It’s been scary, heartbreaking, unrelenting and has flipped our daily routines upside down. The pandemic has burdened us with pressures unlike anything we’ve dealt with before. Parents Are Experiencing a New Breed of Emotional and Physical…

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What Do Parents Think About Sending Kids to Child Care During COVID-19?
08/05/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things, including how parents feel about sending their kids to child care. We wanted to understand more about the current attitudes of our parents, so in late June we sent out 20,800 surveys to current and formerly enrolled Kiddie Academy parents to gauge their…

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How Children Can Stay Safe, Part #4: Symptom Monitoring
07/16/2020

Looking out for signs of sickness is an integral part of curtailing the spread of the coronavirus. That’s why we include symptom monitoring as one of the four guiding principles behind Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care’s Health EssentialsSM initiative. “Health and wellness are paramount to the operations of a child…

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