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Kiddie Academy of Abingdon Earns National Accreditation
10/17/2017

Local early learning program receives a National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accreditation Kiddie Academy of Abingdon recently received national accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The recognition comes from the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals. The accreditation is…

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10 Tips for Discussing Tragedy with Children
10/18/2017

              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…

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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.
Creating a “Go Bag”
09/29/2017

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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As your little one approaches their birthday milestones, you also have a new milestone—planning the perfect, age-appropriate birthday party.
Birthday Party Planning Check List
09/27/2017

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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How do parents find something that’s interesting and appeals to each of their children, all the while keeping a healthy balanced meal in mind?
Lunch Packing Made Easy
09/25/2017

Every night, packing a lunch for the next day can present a challenge. How do parents find something that’s interesting and appeals to each of their children, all the while keeping a healthy balanced meal in mind? Here’s one strategy for spicing up that routine. Working with each of your…

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Hurricane Harvey Donation Drive
09/25/2017

We are excited to announce that we have surpassed our goal of $75,000 to support the members of the Kiddie Academy community that have been most affected by Hurricane Harvey.  We achieved the goal of $75,000 with the final donation of $5,000 from Kiddie Academy of Cupertino who raised money…

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Many parents want to teach their children the value of money, and an allowance can start that education.
What about Allowances?
09/21/2017

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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Teaching appreciation is simple, and even the youngest of children can start to grasp this concept by consistently reinforcing the qualities of thankfulness and positivity.
Appreciating Appreciation
09/19/2017

Every day, the news is full of stories of loss and stories about families affected by storms and cultural unrest. A good way to deflect the attention from these topics is to focus attention on the many everyday reasons we have to be thankful. Teaching appreciation is simple, and even…

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Many parents marvel to their child’s Kiddie Academy classroom teacher about their child’s culinary curiosity while participating in Family Style Dining.
Teacher Knows Best
09/14/2017

Recently, the Wall Street Journal ran an article about one mother’s experience enrolling her child in a Chinese pre-school in Shanghai. Quickly she came to understand that not only did the teacher “know best,” teachers are some of the most revered members of Chinese society. While the methods of enforcing…

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