1. Signs That Your Child Is Ready for Potty Training

    When your child reaches a certain age, it’s time to ditch the dirty diapers and start potty training. That being said, potty training isn’t something you can start as soon as your child is old enough; there are certain signs that you need to look for to ensure that your child is mentally and physically ready to start the process. At Valley Child Care and Learning Centers, we understand that po…Read More

  2. Halloween Traditions to Start With Your Family

    October is without a doubt the spookiest time of year. With haunted houses, corn mazes, and dressing up in costumes, there are plenty of activities to pack into your schedule before the month is up. If you are looking for fun ways to prolong the Halloween spirit this fall, then Valley Child Care and Learning Centers is here to help! We offer a variety of early childhood education programs for your…Read More

  3. The Benefits of Infant Care

    As a parent, you have a lot on your plate. Caring for your child is a full-time job in and of itself, but then comes the challenge of finding a way to support your little one financially. In today’s society, many families are made up of two working parents. If that’s the case for your family, you may be wondering how to care for your child when you need to be at the office. At Valley Child Car…Read More

  4. Celebrating Halloween With Your Little One

    While fall is full of many different events and activities that you can experience, there is always one event this stands out above the rest — Halloween! When your child is little, they can’t enjoy Halloween to its full extent. However, once your child gets older, this October holiday will easily become their favorite. In today’s post, we will provide you with a few fun ideas that you can us…Read More

  5. Fun Fall Activities for Kids

    Fall is finally here, and while that means the beginning of the school year for your kiddo, it also means that you have to take advantage of the cooler weather before it is gone. The fall season presents many different opportunities to spend time outside, from picking apples to finding the perfect pumpkin to carve for Halloween. In today’s post, we will provide you with a few great ideas of thin…Read More

  6. How to Help Socialize Your Child: Part Two

    Before you take your child to preschool or another early childhood education program, it’s a good idea to help them learn how to socialize properly with other children. If your child grows up without the opportunity to interact with others, it could lead to some problems down the line. In part one of this series, we gave you a few tips on how to help socialize your child and advice regarding wha…Read More

  7. How to Help Socialize Your Child: Part One

    As your child gets older, it’s important that you provide them with opportunities to make friends and learn by interacting with others of a similar age. While there is nothing wrong with your child interacting with older children, there are certain things that children can only learn from children at the same or a close age. That being said, it can be difficult to know how exactly to socialize y…Read More

  8. Meals That Your Little One Will Love

    It’s no question that kids are picky eaters. There is no guarantee that when you sit down for dinner that they will want to eat whatever you put in front of them. As a parent, this can cause a lot of stress and frustration. You want your little one to like what they eat, but you also need to provide them with the necessary vitamins and minerals. Instead of giving in and making grilled cheese for…Read More

  9. How to Tame Your Child’s Tantrums

    As a parent, you know that your child is prone to having tantrums from time to time; it’s a normal part of growing up. However, as your child gets older, you expect that the screaming and crying will end. When your child gets to be a certain age, you may need to find a way to tame their tantrums, which is why in today’s post, we will give you a few tips on how to curb your child’s habit of t…Read More

  10. Tips For Helping Your Child Eat Healthier: Part Two

    Let’s be honest, no child wants to eat fruits and vegetables when there are so many tastier (and less healthy) options available. Yet, as a parent, you know the importance of encouraging your child to eat healthy foods so that they can get all the nutrients needed for proper growth and development. Finding ways to help your child eat healthy foods can be a difficult task, but in this blog series…Read More