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Quarantine is Hard On Us... And Our Kids
07/31/2020

How do you handle a global pandemic? And even more challenging, how do you handle a global pandemic as a parent with young children? The answers to these questions have proved to be polarizing. They are all over the board – everywhere from “my family hasn’t left our home in…

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How Children Can Stay Safe, Part #3: Enhanced Hygiene
07/08/2020

"Handwashing has always been the gold standard of illness prevention,” says Richard Peterson, Chief Academic Officer at Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care. That’s why it’s the cornerstone of the Enhanced Hygiene principle of our Health Essentials initiative. We’ve increased our frequency and focus on handwashing procedures. In recent posts, we’ve…

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Why Is Trying to Teach Kids At Home So Hard?
07/08/2020

If it seems like your kids aren’t responding to your quarantine-mandated teaching style... Heck, if it seems like your kids aren’t responding to you in general these days, do not despair. You are not alone and you are not doing anything wrong. Google “why won’t my child listen to me”…

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Kiddie Academy of Abingdon Food Drive
We Are Responsible
06/03/2020

Special guest post by Maria Dontas, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility [caption id="attachment_12352" align="alignnone" width="5380"] There's me on the right! [/caption] The Importance of Being Responsible Being responsible means being dependable, keeping promises, and honoring your commitments. When one is responsible, one shows independence and diligence when carrying out tasks…

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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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