Parenting

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

7 Etiquette Tips for Parents of Little-Leaguers
04/25/2017

Major League Baseball (MLB) hosted Opening Day 2017 the first week of April, as per annual tradition. Opening Day marks the day on which professional baseball leagues begin their regular season. Little Leagues across the country, however, host their own opening day festivities throughout the month of April. There’s really nothing cuter…

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When should I be teaching my child about laundry and chores?
04/12/2017

Parents don’t always have all the answers when it comes to raising kids. For the questions you’re not sure about, you can ask us. Here is the first in a new series where our team of early childhood education experts answers real parent questions. If you have a question you’d…

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Taxes 101 For Preschoolers
04/03/2017

April's most panic-inducing deadline for adults can be the perfect way to teach kids about financial responsibility, according to Scholastic. Kiddie Academy’s VP of Education, Richard Peterson, agrees Tax Day is an opportunity to explain to children what taxes are, why we have them and who benefits from them. Since even many…

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10 Ways to Connect With Your Child in 5 Minutes or Less
03/20/2017

Many parents work hard to practice mindfulness, but with the hustle of everyday life along with extracurricular activities, dinnertime and the occasional sibling spats, keeping a calm, approachable, mindful attitude can prove challenging for even the most well-meaning parent. We’re only human, after all. And we’re all staying pretty busy…

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Lock In Child Safety With a Car Seat Inspection
03/09/2017

Is your child's car seat safe? Considering the history of the car seat, the make and model, expiration date and the size of the child sitting in it, there are many factors to review in order to confidently answer the question of safety. While engineers and car seat manufacturers are taking every…

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