Toddler

Why We Teach Baby Sign Language
05/29/2019

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…

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Discipline Techniques That Work
10/03/2018

For many new parents, teaching a young child good behavior feels like it should be easy and intuitive when, in reality, it can be challenging. When put to the test, it’s not quite as easy as you might think to dole out effective discipline— especially when dealing with a strong-willed…

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Consistency is Key to Successful Toilet Training
08/22/2018

At Kiddie Academy Educational Child Care, we're committed to helping develop the whole child—physically, mentally and emotionally. One of the biggest milestones for a toddler is mastering toilet training. Because many of the children entrusted to our care are in the age range when this skill is being learned, we want…

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Tips for a Good Sleeping Routine: Newborns-School Aged
03/12/2018

Sleep can be a huge conundrum for families. Babies and children not sleeping well may mean parents sacrifice their own sleep, less than ideal for all. Think, for a moment, how do you feel after you haven’t gotten a decent night sleep? You’re probably cranky, short-tempered and slower than normal to…

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Staying Healthy and Fit by Moving and Grooving!
02/23/2018

Dancing is a fun way to engage your family in a healthy dose of groovy exercise! And while the physical activity of dance is an appealing alternative to traditional exercise, there are many other developmental attributes including mental, social, creative, and language benefits! If you are wondering when your child will start marching to the…

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