Tips and Information from Kiddie Academy Educational Child Care to help you be the best parent you can be for your children.
Liar, liar pants on fire. Almost everybody has heard this little ditty before. The thought of one’s trousers bursting into flames upon telling a fib would seem more than enough to promote honesty. But alas, this simple yet graphic poem appears not to have the effect you might expect. So,…Read Post
We all know how frustrating it can be when we can’t effectively communicate our wants and needs with one another. If you’re the parent of an infant, you’ve experienced what can result from those frustrations. That’s why we start using American Sign Language (ASL) for babies with our infants and…Read Post
Look around right now and chances are you’ll see many people with their eyes glued to some sort of screen. And yes, that would include you, reading this post. It’s not necessarily a bad thing. Screens are everywhere – on phones, tablets, computers and televisions. They’ve become valuable windows into…Read Post
It feels so good when someone thanks you for something you’ve done. That means they appreciate your efforts and what you mean to them. “Giving thanks is not only being polite, it also makes us feel good,” said Richard Peterson, Kiddie Academy’s Vice President of Education. “When children feel good about…Read Post
If you search the web for effective ways to teach children about responsibility, a surprising number of results give tips on how to assign household chores. It’s not like everyone’s advocating turning our children into servants – although having the extra sets of helping hands certainly is nice! But helping…Read Post
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