1. Take a Peek Into Our October!

    What a fun month it's been! The cooler weather is finally here! Our friends have been coming to preschool so excited to be able to enjoy their outside experiences again, it truly is so refreshing for our Phoenix children! The end of October typically marks the beginning of a very busy season for families. From Halloween to Fall parties, Thanksgiving, Christmas shopping, vacations from school for …Read More

  2. Sippin’ Smoothies for Toddlers and Preschoolers

    As parents of toddlers and preschoolers growing up in Phoenix we have the huge responsibility of keeping our little ones hydrated! This can be a battle when you have little ones who maybe don't enjoy drinking water or who are still transitioning off of bottles and formula. An awesome, alternative way to push hydration is with homemade smoothies! The flavor options for smoothies are endless and al…Read More

  3. Best Splash Pads in Phoenix

    Arizona summer can be long and hot, so it is the perfect time of year for you and your toddler, preschooler or school-age child to enjoy outdoor play in a splash park.  Many of the parks offer shooting, swirling and squirting water features, which makes it a lot of fun!  Most of the splash pads are free, or if there is a charge, it is minimal, some starting at $1.00.  No matter where you live …Read More

  4. 5 Ways To Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday With Your Preschooler!

    "In Katroo, every year, on the day you were born They start the day right in the bright early morn When the Birthday Honk-Honker hikes high up Mt. Zorn and lets loose a big blast on the big Birthday Horn. And the voice of the horn calls out loud as it plays: "Wake up! For today is your Day of all Days!" — Happy Birthday to You! Dr. Seuss remains one of the most memorable children’s authors and…Read More

  5. The Power of Positive Responses

    Getting stuck in a habit of unoriginal responses to our children is something that happens to most parents. It always seems my kids want to show me something in the busiest of moments. It’s when I’m getting dinner ready or getting us all out the door for the day and suddenly they feel it’s the perfect time to need to tell me something or showcase their latest artwork or lego project. In thes…Read More

  6. 5 Fun Things to do with Kids in Phoenix

    As parents, sometimes it can be hard to find fun, valuable outings for kids to do outside of the house. On our days off, it seems so easy to stay at home and let the kids play, and so much harder to find something worth taking the kids out for. At Valley Child Care, we understand that sometimes it can be hard to come up with new ideas, so we made a list of our favorite places in Phoenix for a fun …Read More