1. 3 Tips for Choosing the Right Daycare

    Finding the perfect daycare for your kiddo can be the cause of some definite headaches. That’s why we’ve compiled some things to keep in mind when you are commencing your search. When you’re done reading through these, we’d love you to visit us at Texas Children’s Academy and see if we can be that perfect fit for you and your child! 1. Observe Behavior Watch how the staff interacts with …Read More

  2. Ten Toddler Summertime Activities

    As much as we love having your kids with us here at Texas Children's Academy, we know that you’d much rather be spending time with them, enjoying this special time in their lives. So we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite summertime activities for you and your toddlers to try this summer. Scavenger Hunts This is a summer-long fun activity. Try themed scavenger hunts including color …Read More

  3. Daycare vs. Nanny – Part 3

    Culturally, a nanny is seen as superior to a daycare. Don't let yourself be fooled by this construction. There are excellent nannies out there - and thousands of incredible daycare centers. In our last few blogs we have discussed the advantages of daycares over nannies as well as realistic considerations to make when trying to decide if daycare is right for you. We believe knowledge is power, and …Read More

  4. Daycare vs. Nanny – Part 2

    Many people assume that a nanny is superior a daycare, but this isn't necessarily the case. Depending on your child's needs, a daycare can be far better than a nanny. In our last blog, we discussed how daycares have massive resources at their disposal, but considering your schedule is an important step before making your choice. Today, we have another advantage of daycare and something to consider…Read More

  5. Daycare vs. Nanny – Part 1

    Most parents would gladly stay home and care for their children, but our modern world has realities, and parents have to work. If you find yourself needing to find someone else to care for your child while you work, daycare can be a fantastic option. It isn't the only option you have; parents also invest in nannies. In today's blog, we want to consider why a daycare can be better for your child th…Read More

  6. Questions to Ask Potential Daycare Centers – Part 5

    At the Texas Children's Academy, we understand that finding a great care provider will give you peace of mind during the day. The best way to assess any daycare facility is to visit it in person and ask the staff effective questions. If you repeat the process at multiple daycare centers, you will be able to compare them and make a confident decision. In our last few blogs, we shared some valuable…Read More

  7. Questions to Ask Potential Daycare Centers – Part 4

    Not all childcare centers are created equal. Whether your child is in daycare one or five days a week, you need to find the care center that will give your child what he or she needs. Asking good questions is the best way to find the childcare provider your child needs. In the past blog, we offered two questions you can ask, including how background checks are handled. Today, we have two more im…Read More

  8. Questions to Ask Potential Daycare Centers – Part 3

    Making sure your child is well taken care of while you're at work can be a stressful process. There are many daycare centers ready to take your money, but will they give your child the care he or she needs? How can you tell? As we said in our last blog, asking good questions is the best way to find the best daycare center for your child. We are providing questions that will give you the most revea…Read More

  9. Questions to Ask Potential Daycare Centers – Part 2

    When you hire a daycare provider, you've added a significant player to your team. The daycare staff will play a big role in raising your child, and you need to be able to trust them. The best way to identify good childcare provider is by asking effective questions. If you ask each provider the same questions, you can compare their answers, which makes choosing that much easier. In our last blog, w…Read More

  10. Questions to Ask Potential Daycare Centers – Part 1

    If you’re looking for a daycare center, it can be a daunting process. You are looking for your child’s second home, and there are so many things you need - the right price, location, staff, facility, and more. The fear of putting your child in the wrong place can be very stressful. At the Texas Children’s Academy, we understand that makes a great daycare. We are going to use the next few blo…Read More