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Teaching to Temperament
10/31/2018

There are few things more entertaining or interesting than watching a roomful of children. It’s noisy and bustling and offers a lot to learn. Almost from the start, you’ll begin to see some very familiar personality types. There are active ones and quiet ones, happy ones and fussy ones, some…

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How to Raise Successful Problem Solvers
10/25/2018

The great jazz musician Duke Ellington had the right attitude about problems when he said, “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” We face them, large and small, every day. Helping our children develop the critical thinking skills they need to do their best at tackling…

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Raising Patient Children
04/28/2014

Wait in line. Wait your turn. Wait until you are called on. From a very young age, children are asked to exercise patience in group settings. How well they demonstrate patience among their peers depends largely on whether they're asked to practice patience at home. While some children (and adults!)…

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Kiddie Academy Adds Three New Educational Child Care Centers
04/17/2014

National Educational Child Care Company Expands Brand Presence in Illinois, New Jersey and Missouri Kiddie Academy®, a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive education-based child care programs, has just opened its newest franchise locations in Naperville, Illinois; West Caldwell, New Jersey and O’Fallon, Missouri this month. The company, founded in 1981,…

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Make way for yet another car seat recall!
04/16/2014

Baby Trend, Inc. has recalled over 16,000 TrendZ Fastback 3-in-1 car seats that were manufactured between October 2011 and July 2013: http://bit.ly/RpwhB4   While we're on the topic of car seat safety, it's always a good idea to ensure your child's car seat is properly installed and secured. Here are several great…

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Let it go!
04/11/2014

You may have heard of a little movie called Frozen. Oh, you haven’t? Yeah, me neither. All jokes aside (because really who hasn't heard of this movie?), I became intrigued after hearing my daughter sing the beloved “Let It Go” for the thousandth time and decided to delve deeper into…

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Five Minutes of Fun and Learning
04/10/2014

Kiddie Academy is dedicated to making every moment a teachable moment.  Given how busy all working parents are, squeezing educational activities into your everyday life makes a lot of sense.  Here are five quick ideas for games you can play with your child while standing in line, waiting for a…

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Evenflo Car Seat Recall
04/08/2014

Evenflo Company Inc. is voluntarily recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk children could not be removed quickly in an emergency. The company is conducting this voluntary recall in coordination with the U.S National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ("NHTSA"): http://bit.ly/1isG0xt

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Week of the Young Child™
04/02/2014

Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).This national event recognizes the importance of early childhood education and programs by focusing public attention on the needs of young children and their families. Now more than ever we know…

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Coming Soon! New Kiddie Academy Locations to Open
03/28/2014

Kiddie Academy is coming to a community near you, for information regarding any of these locations please call or visit: West Caldwell, NJ - (973) 227-4382; kiddieacademy.com/west-caldwell   Naperville, IL - (630) 416.8000; kiddieacademy.com/naperville O’Fallon, MO - (636) 265-3444; kiddieacademy.com/ofallon  Roseville, CA - (916) 789-1122; kiddieacademy.com/roseville   

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