1. 4 Sweet Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day With Your Kids

    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking of ways to celebrate with your little ones. It’s important to spend the day of love with those who you love most, and in today’s post, we’ll provide you with four ideas that are sure to help you plan a special day that your kiddos will love. At Valley Child Care & Learning Centers, we love finding new ways for…Read More

  2. Tips for Throwing a Successful Birthday Party: Part II

    There’s one day a year that your child looks forward to more than most, and we bet you can guess what it is. Children love celebrating their birthdays, and who can blame them? From the intricate decorations and fun entertainment to a delicious, sugary cake, kids’ birthdays are the best part of the year. However, planning such an extravagant event is no small feat. In part one of this two-part …Read More

  3. Tips for Throwing a Successful Birthday Party: Part I

    Now that 2019 is officially upon us, you may already be thinking of ways to throw your child a birthday party they will never forget. It’s no secret that children love their birthdays, and the idea of cake, balloons, and all of their friends in one place is a dream come true. As a parent, it’s up to you to pull out all of the stops and plan a fantastic birthday that your kiddo will love. That…Read More

  4. Ways to Spend Quality Time With Your Little One

    Spending quality time with your child is essential if you want to continue to grow your bond. However, it can be difficult to find the time to do anything as a family if both parents work and your child spends most of their time at daycare. In a previous post, we discussed a few ways to make the most of the time you have with your child, and in today’s post, we will continue with a few ideas of …Read More

  5. First Day Of Preschool Essentials

      Taking your child to their first day of preschool can be a nerve-wracking and emotional experience for both you and your little one. One way to make the experience a little more bearable is to ensure that your kiddo has everything they need for the first day of preschool, including a school that is invested in their needs. Luckily, at Valley Child Care and Learning Centers, we strive to create …Read More

  6. How to Start Preparing Your Child for Preschool

    With summer drawing to a close, it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming school year. You may feel stressed about everything you need to do to prepare your child for preschool, from shopping for school supplies to starting a new sleep schedule. Starting school in the fall is never easy, especially if it’s your child’s first time attending preschool. Luckily, if you live in the Phoenix …Read More

  7. How To Help Your Child Succeed in Pre-K!

    The new school year is just around the corner and for many of our families that means their little one is about to hit a HUGE milestone - moving up to the Pre-K program! At Valley Child Care & Learning Centers, each of our Phoenix, Glendale, Chandler, Surprise, Tempe, Anthem and Paradise Valley programs offer a unique, fun and immersive curriculum that is designed to be individualized to each …Read More

  8. 5 Tips for Grocery Shopping with Your Toddler or Preschooler

    One of the most stressful chores for a family is a trip to the grocery store with preschool age children.  If not well planned, you could have extra items in your cart when you get to the checkout line or be embarrassed when your child goes into full meltdown because they don’t get what they want.  So, how do you grocery shop without losing your mind?  At Valley Child Care & Learning Cent…Read More

  9. When Do Kids Start Preschool?

    One of the most frequent questions that we receive from parents in Arizona is, “When do kids start preschool?” While there is no hard and fast rule to determine whether or not your child is ready for preschool, there are a number of telltale signs that can indicate if your little one is ready to take the next step in their education. Throughout today’s article, we will be talking extensively…Read More

  10. 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Preschool

    Finding a preschool for your little one can be one of the most daunting decisions you're forced to make as a parent. Now more than ever we are surrounded by evidence that a high-quality preschool experience is vital to children's success in their educational years and beyond. So how do even begin to make this huge decision? Here are five things to remember as you begin this important journey! Look…Read More