When you’re considering having a child, or you’ve just gotten pregnant, you may think that you have child care all figured out. But the fact
Learning is something that your children do long before they start attending school. Here at Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we know that there are countless lessons that parents work on with their children before they attend our daycare facility. Whether you’re looking for something to start working on with them or you’re curious as to which lessons can be taught before school, today’s blog is for you. Our team is going to go
Our last couple of blog posts have talked about ways to make the drop-off to daycare just a little bit easier, but those aren’t the only times where children can throw a tantrum. On the other end of the spectrum there are children that throw tantrums when they have to leave preschool, which can be equally as frustrating. That is why today we are going to touch on children who have a tough time leaving daycare
While your children are learning and exploring at school, they are learning valuable things that they will bring home and demonstrate. This shows their progress and allows you to see how they learn, what they understand, and how they are developing. Early childhood is an important time in kids’ lives, they develop social skills, motor skills, and begin to learn important parts of everyday life. And while your children are learning a lot at school or
There is a vast variety of opinions regarding what, and how, to teach your child by a certain age. With all the opinions flying around, it can be difficult to make confident decisions. Additionally, many people will insist children don’t fully understand values or honorable traits until they are older or in school- which is completely untrue. Many parents and people alike would be surprised to know how quickly children pick up on mannerisms, verbiage, and
The time of year has come again, cold and flu season. This all too familiar time of year settles in and discriminates against no one. Especially for children in child care, cold’s go around like a non-stop merry-go-round. Though having an ill child is never fun, studies have shown that kids who tend to get sick more frequently in daycare are less likely to catch illnesses once they start school. Regardless, there are multiple ways to
When you’re considering having a child, or you’ve just gotten pregnant, you may think that you have child care all figured out. But the fact is, things can change very quickly, and you might have to make all new plans. The world of picking a child care center, the right one for you and your kiddo, can become complex. However, like many things in life, the process doesn’t have to be complex. In fact, many people
As parents, there are a lot of milestones we’re privileged to witness in the lives of our children. The first word. The first time they walk. These moments are ones that stick with us our entire lives. But there’s another aspect of those moments. It’s the fact that our responsibility to our children is to guide them through in the most positive way possible. One of the biggest milestones is the transition towards child care. Our
As parents, there is one thing that all of us have in common. Without a doubt, every single one of us will make mistakes. We’ll screw up, frequently. We live in a world where we’re told that parenting is the most important responsibility a human being can have, but there aren’t any parenting classes to prepare soon-to-be moms and dads. Simply put, we muddle along, and you know what? That’s okay. The trick is to learn
Times change. Back in the day, families tended to be clustered together. Children usually had either one parent at home taking care of them, or a family relative helping out. But in today’s world, families are more often scattered across the country, or both parents need to work in order to make ends meet. As a result, day care for your kids can make scheduling tricky. As working parents, we know it can be tough to
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