Parenting

Tips and Information from Kiddie Academy Educational Child Care to help you be the best parent you can be for your children.

Easing the Stress of Quarantine
05/19/2020

Being stuck at home with nowhere to go can be boring (at best) and isolating (at worst). If you’re quarantining with young kids, you may find yourself shouldering their burden of boredom and isolation, as well. Fortunately, we live in a time when we have easy access to many resources…

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What Does Your Child Think You Do For Work?
05/18/2020

Recently, I noticed on my calendar that April 23 was “Take Your Child to Work Day.” I laughed sarcastically since I was then in the sixth week of working from home during the COVID-19 quarantine. Since the third week in March, EVERY DAY has been “Take Your Child to Work…

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Why You Should Add Free Play to Your Schedule
05/14/2020

Not long ago, we wrote about the importance of adding free play into your kids’ schedules. We hope we inspired you to take some of the pressures off yourself to be your children’s full-time teacher and caregiver while also trying to work from home (or out of the home) and…

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Take a Mindful Minute With Your Kids Each Day
04/28/2020

Many of us have been quarantined at home with our kids for the past several weeks. In addition to the simply dealing with the stress of the pandemic, we’ve had to dramatically alter our routines and take on additional roles to keep our families occupied, educated and fed. It. Can.…

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Why You Should Add Free Play Into Your Kid's Schedule
04/16/2020

I know I'm not alone when I say my world has changed quite a bit over the last few weeks. My kitchen table has become my office, my home has become my world, a walk to the edge of my neighborhood feels like an adventure to the ends of the…

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