1. What to Do If You Have a Picky Eater

    Mealtimes are a great time to get together with the family, discuss your day, and enjoy a delicious meal. However, quality time with the family can easily become disrupted if you have a picky eater on your hand. As a parent, you want your child to get all of the nutrients they need to grow big and strong, but that’s not always possible if they are turning their nose up at whatever you give them.…Read More

  2. How to Make the Most of the Time With Your Child

    Being a working parent is extremely common in today’s society, and while you’re working hard to make a living for your family, your child will most likely end up in daycare or preschool. Child care services are a great way for your child to socialize with others and learn new things while you’re at work. However, between work and daycare, you may not have the chance to spend much time with y…Read More

  3. Fun Winter Activities for Kids

    The winter months are officially in full swing, which means it’s time to break out the warm clothes and find ways to entertain ourselves indoors. If you have young children, you may have a love-hate relationship with the winter months. It’s too cold to send your kids outside to burn off some of their energy, and being cooped up inside is not always the best option. While Phoenix doesn’t see …Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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