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Kiddie Academy Launches Learn On℠! Promotional Campaign

Happy new year! As we step into 2019, we’re excited to share with you Kiddie Academy’s® new national promotional campaign, Learn On℠! Learn On, which launched on Jan. 1, is the next chapter in the Kiddie Academy story you’re familiar with from recent years through our Amazing Starts Here campaign.…

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Teaching Your Children About Empathy

“How would you feel if that happened to you?” is a powerful question. To provide an answer, it requires the person to whom it’s asked to think about a situation from someone else’s perspective. It requires empathy. Empathy is the ability to identify with the feelings, thoughts or attitudes of…

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Is She Too Young for Stranger Danger?

Every evening I take my daughter for a walk around the block before we have dinner. She loves to be outside, see the train on the tracks behind our house, point at all the “doggies” and say hello to everyone she passes. Since she began talking, I encouraged her to…

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The other day I was caught off-guard by my children. This wasn’t one of those moments when I wasn’t looking where I was going; it was a much more visceral thing. I was running late coming home from work, so my kids were already in the house. As I walked…

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History Lesson

My daughter has started her state history unit in school. I remember 2 years ago when my son had the same unit. It was fun to talk with him about the rich history of our state. But, what I am noticing is that although it may be the same teacher…

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You Can’t Un-Read That!

When my daughter started reading it was a sight to behold: you could see her eyes light up knowing that she now had the key to unlock every word put in front of her. They now have meaning, emotion and they can tell her anything she wants to know.  And…

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When Every Minute is Accounted For

Since becoming a mother my life has transformed into a living, breathing schedule. Every minute is accounted for, slots of time have specific activities assigned to them, routines have become critical to maintaining order and each action is pre-calculated. Gone is a time when days were fluid and free; errands…

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Parenting Essentials April Newsletter

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There Goes the Neighborhood

We moved recently, and one of the most wonderful parts of the new neighborhood is that it’s full of children. That’s also one of the downsides of the neighborhood. As soon as we arrived, I mean, as the moving truck was still outside, I saw signs that this neighborhood was…

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He's a Runaway

Recently, my older son, who is now eight, has been learning to deal with his emotions.  He has a tendency to turn small episodes into large emotional outbursts.  After talking to friends, I have discovered this is a normal developmental stage that he will outgrow, though not soon enough for…

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