1. The Importance of Nutrition

    Nutrition plays a critical role in early childhood development, and can impact a child’s cognitive, social, and emotional growth. While eating nutritious foods is an important aspect to a little one’s cognitive function, it also imperative for remaining healthy into their adolescent and adult years, In fact, it seems that in recent years, childhood obesity has become a hot topic among parents …Read More

  2. Questions to Ask When Looking for a Preschool

    If you are currently in the process of searching for a qualified preschool for your little one to attend, you may have experienced some roadblocks along the way. It is human nature to want the best for your child, and knowing that your child is in capable and competent hands while you are at work is just one of the many reasons why parents can become indecisive when deciding which preschool their …Read More

  3. How Much Does Child Care Really Cost?

    The costs associated with raising a child can quickly reach exorbitant levels when factoring in food costs, school tuition, expenses of living, and many other variables worth taking into account. In fact, according to a report titled, “The Cost of Raising a Child” that was conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it was found that, “Middle-income, married-couple parents of a child bo…Read More

  4. Healthy Snack Ideas to Pack for Daycare: Part Two

    If you take your child to a local daycare, you probably realize the importance of sending your child with both delicious and nutritious snacks. While growing children may only seek the food that tastes best to them, it is important to keep in mind that nutrition plays a key role in determining your child’s mental and physical health during their developmental stages. Providing your child with sn…Read More

  5. Benefits of Exercise for Children: Part Two

    When completed correctly, exercise can provide significant benefits to your child. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “The percentage of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s. Today, about one in five school-aged children (ages 6–19) has obesity.” These statistics are alarming at first, however, with proper diet and a suffi…Read More

  6. Five Craft Ideas to Develop Your Child’s Imagination

    As a child, using arts and crafts as a method to exercise the imaginative areas of your brain is crucial for being a more effective problem solver later on in life. Whether figuring out challenging puzzles or drawing an imaginary scene, there are a variety of activities designed to improve a child’s imagination. Many studies have shown that one’s creativity and imagination are vital for seeing…Read More

  7. Fun Summer Activities to Do with Your Child – Part Two

    Summer is the best time of year to get outdoors and explore everything that nature has to offer. With better weather comes a more diverse population of wildlife, vegetation, fruits, vegetables, and so much more. However, as summer comes to a close, fall will begin to diminish the amount of opportunities you have to take your child outside for fun activities. This is why, in our multi-part series, …Read More

  8. Fun Summer Activities to Do with Your Child – Part One

    Although summer is coming to an end, there is still plenty of time to enjoy the outdoors with your child. Summer is a great opportunity to do fun activities outdoors with your child, and helps encourage good habits by spending quality time in nature. Not only will your child appreciate that they are able to explore the world around them, the lack of electronic devices while outdoors will teach you…Read More

  9. How to Choose the Right Daycare For Your Child’s Needs

    Making the choice to place your son or daughter in daycare can be difficult and scary, especially if you’re not sure which type of daycare structure and environment that suits your kiddo best. While it can be somewhat overwhelming, choosing a daycare that’s ideal for your child can be a fun and rewarding experience. In this post, we’ll discuss some important tips that you can utilize when yo…Read More

  10. Daycare Clothing Do’s and Don’ts

    When dressing your child for daycare, it’s important to make sure that he or she is dressed appropriately and ready to face the day. Sending your child in clothing that doesn’t fit well, isn’t appropriate for the weather forecast, or is too formal for the setting will make for a difficult day for his or her teachers. In this post, we’ll discuss some important do’s and don’ts of dressin…Read More