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At the Brightside Academy, we believe that child care and preschool should prepare your children to be well rounded children, not just academically, but in physical health and mental wellness as well. Visit our blog today to learn more about child care in various aspects and contact us for child care in Ohio.

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 |2022-04-16T17:32:11+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 |2022-02-24T16:52:31+00:00April 29th, 2021|Child Care Ohio|Comments Off on Ohio Teacher Preparation Training Program: Launch Your Preschool Teaching Career at Brightside Academy!

How to Find Childcare for Infants Near You: Tips for Parents

Most working parents only have two options to choose from when looking for childcare for their babies: daycare or babysitter. While both options offer pros and cons, daycare can prove more beneficial if you want to support your child’s development. Now, if you’ve already decided that daycare is the right choice for your family, the next step is to find one. In today’s blog post, Brightside Academy Ohio shares some tips on how to find childcare for infants. 1. Do some research. Your hunt for the best child care center [...]

By |2021-04-26T13:22:57+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Child Care Ohio|Comments Off on How to Find Childcare for Infants Near You: Tips for Parents

Daycare vs. Babysitting: Why Early Learning is More Than Babysitting

When you hear the word “daycare,” what initially comes to mind? Unfortunately, some think it’s synonymous with babysitting. However, daycare is not babysitting. In this post, Brightside Academy Ohio takes a closer look at the reasons why daycare is different from simple babysitting. Ultimately, we want to make the case for why you should choose an Ohio daycare over babysitting if you want your child to make the most of their formative years. Daycare vs. Babysitting In a daycare setting, your child is not only provided with care during the [...]

By |2022-02-24T17:33:46+00:00March 26th, 2021|Child Care Ohio|Comments Off on Daycare vs. Babysitting: Why Early Learning is More Than Babysitting

Distance Learning Tips for Parents: How to Help Your Child Succeed in Remote Learning

It’s been around a year since the COVID-19 pandemic shook the world. Education is one of the sectors greatly affected by this global crisis. Fortunately, your child’s education doesn’t have to stop. There are several ways to ensure the continuity of your little one’s learning. Brightside Academy Ohio daycare, for one, offers full-day remote learning supervision to help parents guide their children while they study from home. To assist you further, our team compiled these distance learning tips to make online schooling enjoyable and productive for both parents and students. [...]

By |2021-03-12T16:30:44+00:00March 12th, 2021|Child Care Ohio|Comments Off on Distance Learning Tips for Parents: How to Help Your Child Succeed in Remote Learning

Summer Games That Can Be Played on Pavement

When it comes time for summer, it can be easy to let your children sit in front of a screen, especially when there’s not much space for them to safely roam around outside. Aside from basketball, it can seem like there are few options when you don’t have a yard of your own. However, there are a number of pavement-based games that children can play that are a lot of fun. At the Brightside Academy in Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo, and Akron, we know all about playing on the pavement, as [...]

By |2021-02-22T22:36:51+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Child Care Ohio|Comments Off on Summer Games That Can Be Played on Pavement

Summer Camp and Your Child’s Development

It’s critical to your child’s development to keep them engaged and interacting with the world around them. In the summer, between working and taking care of your daily tasks, it can be hard to find time to provide your children with something that’s safe, interactive, and valuable to their development. At the Brightside Academy, we give parents in Toledo, Cleveland, Columbus, and Akron the chance to keep their child’s education and the fun going in the summer. With the Brightside Academy, and our Summer Camp child care program, your children [...]

By |2021-02-22T21:43:45+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Child Care Ohio|Comments Off on Summer Camp and Your Child’s Development

5 Summer Activities for Parents and Kids

Let’s face it, during the summer, finding options to keep you and the kids entertained and safe outside of screens can be hard. You don’t want them doing something mindless and you have to keep an eye on them, but just watching them can be as mindless for the parent as just watching TV is for them. The trick is to find something you both enjoy, or to find a safe environment where the kid can be a kid, and you can just relax and occasionally check-in. At the Brightside [...]

By |2022-04-30T14:00:35+00:00February 19th, 2021|Child Care Ohio, Kids Activities|Comments Off on 5 Summer Activities for Parents and Kids

How to Become a Teacher in Ohio – A Definitive Guide

Teaching is the most noble profession. We here at Brightside Ohio agree. Teachers are powerful, too! We have the power to help create happy, smart, strong, and healthy children who, in turn, will shape the future. However, teachers don’t often get a grand recognition. This is partly why teaching is a noble profession: the weight of our work is immeasurable, but seeing our students grow well and become successful is already enough reward.   If you also want to experience the Brightside Ohio teachers’ joy, we’re happy to share with [...]

By |2021-05-11T13:01:43+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Child Care Ohio|Comments Off on How to Become a Teacher in Ohio – A Definitive Guide