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Taxes 101 with Kiddie Academy
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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How to Learn STEM With Leftover Candy Hearts
02/15/2017

Some people buy conversation candy hearts because they’re a Valentine’s Day tradition. Some people buy conversation candy hearts as a festive gift that sends a short and sweet message like nothing else can. Some people might even buy conversation candy hearts because they think they taste good. But when Valentine’s…

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Gentle Monthly Reminders for Parents: October
10/14/2016

We know life gets busy. Between work, play, kids, dinner, family and your forever buzzing-smart phone, it can be a challenge to remember some of the other stuff. Stuff like what vegetables are in season, when’s your last chance to snag a Halloween costume and what activity would be good…

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