1. How to Wake Up a Cranky Child Part 2

    Are you a morning person? Is your toddler or infant a morning person? Life would be easier if we all were morning people! Unfortunately, this is not the case, which can make mornings very difficult. When you’re trying to get everything and everyone ready for a full day, waking up a cranky little one can make mornings something to dread. In our last blog, we discussed some great tips for waking u…Read More

  2. Four Things to Do With Your Kids This Holiday

    If you have little ones in  the school system, you will have them home for two weeks soon! This is a wonderful time to do things with your kids that you don’t have opportunities to do otherwise. In this blog, we will give you some ideas for what to do with your kiddo(s) over their holiday break! Draw on the walls Use large pieces of butcher paper or the back of leftover wrapping paper. Stick th…Read More

  3. How to Wake Up a Cranky Child Part 1

    Mornings are often the most challenging part of the day. There is so much to be done! If you have a little one who is not a morning person, getting him or her out of bed can be a battle that gives the day a sour beginning. We can usually tell who has had a difficult morning when kids are dropped off at our infant through pre-kindergarten facility in Arlington. It doesn’t matter what your age is:…Read More

  4. 7 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Child’s Immune System: Part 2

    As we approach November and December, we know that keeping your child healthy becomes more and more of a challenge. While some sickness is inevitable, there are some measures you can take to give your child an advantage against all the germs. In our last blog, we discussed two great strategies to boost your child’s immune system. In this blog, we have a couple more for you! Boost sleep time Slee…Read More

  5. 7 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Child’s Immune System: Part 1

    The weather is changing, and cold season is upon us! Tissues will fly and cold medicine will abound. Whether your child seems to get sick often or not, here are things you can do to naturally strengthen his or her immune system. Do these things to make your child’s first line of defense as powerful as possible: Physically guard against germ spread An immune system under stress is more likely to …Read More

  6. How to Help Your Toddler Sleep Through the Night

    At the Texas Children’s Academy, we are well-acquainted with the conundrum of getting a toddler to sleep. Once you get them to sleep, helping them stay that way the whole night can be very difficult. Studies show that young toddlers wake often during the night - some as many as six times. Therefore, the question you need to ask yourself is not why your child wakes up, but why he can’t go back …Read More

  7. Time-Saving Tips for Parents

    At Texas Children’s Academy our child care professionals in Arlington TX know that life itself is an unpredictable ride – but when you add children and the craziness of their schedules to the mix, it becomes even crazier. It’s no wonder that as parents we sometimes feel there is never enough time in the day to get everything done. It’s impossible to completely avoid chaos – and really, w…Read More

  8. Keeping Kids Cool Through The Dog Days Of Summer

    At Texas Children’s Academy we know Summer is the time of year for running around, playing outdoors, and staying active in the beautiful weather. However, all this running and physical activity in the heat of the day can put children, and adults, at risk for heat stroke and related types of complications. Heat stroke is not just a slight problem; it can be extremely harmful and even fatal if not…Read More

  9. Internet Safety For Young Children On Mobile Devices

    Internet safety is a relatively new concept for parents to have to worry about, really just evolving over the last 25 years. However, with the constant advancement in technology parents don’t just have to worry about kids getting to problematic sites on the family computer, now you also have to worry about tablets, smartphones and other internet connected devices. The Problems The problem with t…Read More

  10. Tips and Tricks for Camping with Small Children

    There is a balance to be found when camping, even when you introduce young children into the mix. Follow these tips from Texas Children’s Academy day care in Arlington Texas and you'll find serenity rather than insanity. Camping with small children – even infants and toddlers doesn’t have to be the nightmarish experience you might think it would be. After all – you haven’t lived until yo…Read More