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

10 Tips for Discussing Tragedy with Children

As parents, it is in our nature to shield and protect our children from physical and emotional trauma. However, it is an unfortunate reality that they are exposed to tragedy such as loss, heart break, terror, and natural disasters. Kiddie Academy early childhood educational experts share tips for discussing tragedy…

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Creating a “Go Bag”

Whether you’re heading out on a long road trip or heading to the waiting room at the pediatrician’s office, being prepared to help children entertain themselves can be a life saver. Just like when you were preparing to go to the hospital and deliver your bundle of joy into the…

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Birthday Party Planning Check List

As your little one approaches their birthday milestones, you also have a new milestone—planning the perfect, age-appropriate birthday party. Here’s a quick check list of things to think about for some of those milestone years. First Birthday Planning: Starts six months prior Supplies: Custom invitation with photo; bakery cake with…

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What about Allowances?

While some experts debate the pros and cons of giving and allowance, as recently covered in USA Today, generally the idea behind giving an allowance is to use it as a teaching opportunity. Many parents want to teach their children the value of money, and an allowance can start that…

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Understanding What it Means to Be “Kindergarten Ready”

Getting ready for preschool is usually a natural transition as your child ages out of younger educational child care classrooms and is ready for the next learning step preschool offers. Stepping into Kindergarten, however, is a different transition entirely. Many parents wonder, “is my child ready?” As the Kiddie Academy…

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