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How Can a Teacher Best Help My Child?

Next to parents, daycare teachers are often the most important caregivers in a child's life. They play a crucial role during the formative years: not only do they provide a safe and nurturing environment for infants, toddlers, and pre-k children, but they also help teach them the skills they need to succeed in school and in life. Most importantly, their impact also follows the kids home, supporting parents in their efforts to rear happy, healthy, and successful kids. As a parent, you may be wondering how a teacher can best [...]

By |2022-05-28T08:12:07+00:00May 28th, 2022|Child Care Ohio|Comments Off on How Can a Teacher Best Help My Child?

Baby Formula Shortage: A Crisis in The Making

Parents rely on baby formula to feed and provide the necessary nutrients to their infants. Breastfeeding, the most preferred way of feeding babies, has been impractical for many reasons. And now, with the recent baby formula shortage, parents, especially mothers, are scrambling to ensure that their little ones get the nutrition they need.  This crisis did not happen overnight. Every industry is having problems with its supply chain due to this ongoing pandemic, and the baby formula market is not exempted.  In September 2021, the whistleblower reported to the FDA [...]

By |2022-05-23T19:28:02+00:00May 23rd, 2022|Thought Leader|Comments Off on Baby Formula Shortage: A Crisis in The Making

Nap Advice: How Do Daycares Get Babies to Sleep?

How in the world do daycares get babies to sleep? If you're a parent of an infant, you've probably asked this question yourself. While babies need a lot of sleep - usually between 14 and 17 hours a day - it can be pretty hard to convince them to do it. A lot of parents end up having to leave their babies at a daycare once they return to work. This can be a hard decision, but looking for child care is often necessary. What surprises so many moms and dads, [...]

By |2022-05-22T05:10:16+00:00May 22nd, 2022|Parenting Tips|Comments Off on Nap Advice: How Do Daycares Get Babies to Sleep?

How Can a Change in Routine Affect a Child?

Children are creatures of habit, which is why they thrive with routine. It helps them feel secure, know what to expect next, and understand the world around them. As a result, sudden disruptions to their routine can be confusing, unsettling, and even upsetting. But why is having a routine so important in the first place? How do you establish one that works well for your family? And how do your deal with a kid who refuses to follow it? We'll explore all of these questions and more below. Key Takeaways [...]

By |2022-05-22T05:21:36+00:00May 14th, 2022|Parenting Tips|Comments Off on How Can a Change in Routine Affect a Child?

Baby Milestones: How Old to Start Tummy Time? 

Before your baby can sit up, crawl, or walk, they need to master the art of tummy time. It may seem so simple: just plop them down on their tummy and let them explore! For little ones who spend the majority of their time on their backs, tummy time can actually be quite a challenge. There's no way to skip it, though - tummy time is an important milestone in your baby's development. Here's everything you need to know about this crucial part of your baby's growth, plus how to [...]

By |2022-05-14T19:13:16+00:00May 7th, 2022|Child Development|Comments Off on Baby Milestones: How Old to Start Tummy Time? 

10 Cinco De Mayo Art Projects for Preschoolers to Celebrate Mexican Culture!

Cinco de Mayo is the annual celebration of the Mexican army and its 1862 victory in the battle against the French army. It’s also a widely-celebrated holiday in which people come together to recognize and appreciate Mexico’s rich history, culture, amazing food, and music. If you’re looking for some fun Cinco de Mayo crafts for kids, we’ve got you covered. Here are 10 super easy art projects for Cinco De Mayo that toddlers, kindergarteners, and kids of all ages will love! 1. Make a Paper Plate Mariachi Hats In Mexico, [...]

By |2022-05-31T15:52:17+00:00April 30th, 2022|Kids Activities|Comments Off on 10 Cinco De Mayo Art Projects for Preschoolers to Celebrate Mexican Culture!

When Do Newborns Start Teething?

Teething is an important developmental milestone during a baby's first year. It's an exciting time, especially when you imagine them smiling with two little teeth peeking through. At the same time, it can also be stressful for the both of you. Here's what you need to know about teething, from what to expect and how to help your little one through the process. Key Takeaways: A baby’s teeth start coming in at around six months. Signs and symptoms of teething include excessive drooling, biting and gnawing, and irritability. Teething can [...]

By |2022-04-25T07:53:09+00:00April 16th, 2022|Child Development, Parenting Tips|Comments Off on When Do Newborns Start Teething?

How to Color Easter Eggs with Food Coloring & Natural Dyes

Coloring eggs is a fun and easy way to get the kids involved in your Easter celebrations. In this article, we're looking at the best ways to dye Easter eggs, from food coloring to more natural options like fruits and spices. Later on, we'll also share tips on how to turn this beloved tradition into teaching moments. Let's get started! How to Dye Easter Eggs Using Food Coloring Before you start food coloring eggs, prepare everything you need. Here's a list of what you'll need: A dozen eggs or more [...]

By |2022-04-09T02:36:12+00:00April 9th, 2022|Kids Activities|Comments Off on How to Color Easter Eggs with Food Coloring & Natural Dyes

What to Put in Easter Eggs for Toddlers: Small Toys & Healthy Treats

Wondering what to put in Easter eggs for toddlers? You’re not alone. For one, Easter egg hunts are a beloved childhood tradition, but toddlers can't quite keep up with the big kids just yet. In addition, you may not be comfortable giving your little one traditional Easter egg fillers such as sugar-loaded sweets and money. Still, your toddler doesn't have to miss the fun! Here are some fun and age-appropriate things to put inside Easter eggs for toddlers, whether it's just for your own or for an entire party. Skip [...]

By |2022-05-31T15:45:30+00:00April 8th, 2022|Kids Activities|Comments Off on What to Put in Easter Eggs for Toddlers: Small Toys & Healthy Treats

Cradle Cap vs. Dry Skin: Which condition does your baby have?

For all parents, fussing over every little thing about their baby’s health is perfectly normal. Even baby dandruff or flaky scalp can worry them! Luckily, common scalp conditions are something that can easily be addressed. Since babies have soft and sensitive skin, they are more prone to having different scalp conditions like dry skin or dry scalp and cradle cap. But how do you know if your baby has these scalp conditions? What is the difference between the two, and how do you treat them? This article will answer each [...]

By |2022-03-26T15:33:11+00:00March 26th, 2022|Parenting Tips|Comments Off on Cradle Cap vs. Dry Skin: Which condition does your baby have?