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How to Motivate a Child Who Doesn’t Care

If you recently enrolled your son or daughter in an early childhood school, you might have noticed by now that there are instances when they are unmotivated to go to school. Many parents seek our advice on how to motivate a child, especially when it comes to their studies. Before you can actually succeed in motivating your child, let us first discuss and define motivation. Understanding Motivation To be able to understand why a child acts as he/she does and how we can help a child, we need to understand [...]

By |2021-07-23T14:29:45+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Kids Upbringing, Parenting Tips|0 Comments

#FightForStepUp: What You Should Know About Step Up to Quality and Its Importance

Since Brightside Academy Ohio first opened its doors in 2001, we’ve already committed ourselves to providing the best quality child care and early childhood education possible. We make this possible through a number of ways, including working hard to improve our Step Up to Quality ratings. To date, our Ohio daycare locations have 3- to 4-star Step Up to Quality ratings. Back in 1999, the state of Ohio began its effort to make sure that kids have access to high-quality yet affordable and certified child care and early education. This [...]

By |2021-06-30T14:05:43+00:00June 30th, 2021|Kids Education|Comments Off on #FightForStepUp: What You Should Know About Step Up to Quality and Its Importance

Job Types in a Daycare: What Are the Daycare Positions You Can Apply To

Childcare workers are individuals and professionals who attend to children’s needs and at the same time, foster early childhood learning and development. It’s safe to say that as long as there are children and their parents and guardians go out to make a living or study to advance their careers, there will always be a need for childcare workers. If you are planning to enter a career in daycare, you’re lucky! There are actually a number of daycare positions you can apply to. In fact, the US Bureau of Labor [...]

By |2021-06-11T10:06:03+00:00June 11th, 2021|Child Care Ohio|Comments Off on Job Types in a Daycare: What Are the Daycare Positions You Can Apply To

How to Prepare Your Child for Daycare

Have you recently enrolled your baby in infant daycare or a toddler school? If this is your first rodeo, you’re probably thinking about how to prepare your child for daycare in such a way that your baby will be able to adjust well to the new environment and routine. You’re lucky as in this post, we’ll give you some tips on how you can prepare your child -- and yourself -- for the first day of daycare!   General Tips on How to Prepare Your Child for Daycare -- And [...]

By |2021-06-07T08:11:28+00:00June 7th, 2021|Kids Education|Comments Off on How to Prepare Your Child for Daycare

Preschool Programs: What Children Learn at Preschool

The formative years, which start from childbirth to 8 years of age, are the crucial years when your child learns and develops skills that will help them grow physically, mentally, and socially healthy. This is why it is recommended that you enroll your baby in infant daycare instead of simply leaving them with a babysitter while you’re out working. Now, if your little one is already past the infancy stage, the next step would be enrolling them in one of the preschool programs in your area. If you’re wondering what [...]

By |2021-05-26T12:36:24+00:00May 26th, 2021|Preschool Ohio|Comments Off on Preschool Programs: What Children Learn at Preschool

When to Start Daycare: What Age is Best to Begin Early Childhood Education

If you have a baby who is beginning to reach infant milestones quicker than you imagined, the question, “when to start daycare?” can also come to you earlier than you expected. If you’re wondering when to put your baby in daycare, you’ve come to the right place. In today’s blog, trusted Ohio daycare, Brightside Academy, takes a look at the best time to start daycare and early childhood education to make sure that your baby gets the most out of it. First Things First: What is Early Childhood Education and [...]

By |2021-05-20T08:17:25+00:00May 20th, 2021|Kids Education|Comments Off on When to Start Daycare: What Age is Best to Begin Early Childhood Education

The Vital Elements of High-Quality Infant and Toddler Care

If you’re a working or studying parent looking for the best childcare option for your baby, you have probably been searching for “the best child care centers near me.” But what really makes a high-quality infant care center or toddler daycare? In today’s blog, Brightside Academy Ohio takes a look at the vital elements of a high-quality infant and toddler learning center.   1. Health and Safety Practices It is important for child care centers and daycare learning centers to have and follow basic health and safety requirements. Daycares should [...]

By |2021-05-17T08:22:47+00:00May 15th, 2021|Child Care Ohio|Comments Off on The Vital Elements of High-Quality Infant and Toddler Care

Infant Skills Development: What Milestones Should Parents Watch Out For

For parents and guardians, it’s always exciting to wait and watch our children develop and exhibit new skills. These infant milestones include smiling for the first time, turning over on their stomach, sitting on their own, and of course, saying “mama” and “dada.” However, you might be wondering what infant skills should your baby really develop and show? In this post, Brightside Academy Ohio, trusted provider of infant daycare, shares the milestones you should watch out for.   Infant Skills They’ll Develop in the First Month During the first month [...]

By |2021-05-11T09:13:51+00:00May 11th, 2021|Child Care Ohio|Comments Off on Infant Skills Development: What Milestones Should Parents Watch Out For

Teacher Appreciation Week 2021: Simple Ways to #ThankATeacher

This year has posed a challenge to each of us. The education sector is one of the sectors most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at Brightside Academy Ohio, we recognize that in between online virtual classes and in-center daycare and sessions, our teachers also have personal lives. However, despite the daily challenges and struggles, our teachers continue to provide the best education and care possible. This, among other things, are reason enough to make sure that our teachers know they are appreciated. May 3 to 7, 2021 is the [...]

By |2021-05-04T08:03:01+00:00May 4th, 2021|Child Care Ohio|Comments Off on Teacher Appreciation Week 2021: Simple Ways to #ThankATeacher

Ohio Teacher Preparation Training Program: Launch Your Preschool Teaching Career at Brightside Academy!

Have you been planning to enter a career in daycare or preschool? Do you think you embody the signs you should be a preschool teacher? You’ve come to the right place! Brightside Academy Ohio is the perfect place to jumpstart your early childhood education career and complete your requirements for becoming an early childhood teacher in Ohio. We offer a comprehensive Ohio teacher preparation training program for every aspiring teacher, with or without prior early childhood education experience! Brightside Academy Ohio Teacher Preparation Program*: What’s in Store for You As [...]

By |2021-04-29T11:23:06+00:00April 29th, 2021|Child Care Ohio|Comments Off on Ohio Teacher Preparation Training Program: Launch Your Preschool Teaching Career at Brightside Academy!