1. 5 Great Daycare Craft Projects For Toddlers

    They sure grow up fast, don’t they?! As hard as it can be to believe, your little baby is quickly becoming a fully grown little person. Children become toddlers around 18 months and therefore require a more structured, classroom-style daycare center experience. But that doesn’t mean daycare can’t still be fun! A great way to introduce your youngsters to a consistently structured day is throu…Read More

  2. Tips to Make Daycare Drop-Offs a Little Bit Easier

    Daycare drop-offs aren’t always the easiest, on both the parents and the child. From the alligator tears that both parties experience to the parting words that might make saying goodbye a little more difficult, there are reasons that drop-offs are so challenging. If you’re currently struggling with your early morning drop-off, then today’s blog is for you. In today’s post, we are going to …Read More

  3. 6 Benefits of Daycare for Young Kids

    Most parents nowadays are unable to stay at home to take care of their children, as many families require dual incomes to get by. The rigors of the current economy make this even harder for single parents. This makes daycare a necessity for many families, but it can be tough to come to terms with this decision. However, there are many benefits young kids can receive by going to daycare. With that …Read More

  4. Getting Ready For Baby’s First Day Of Daycare

    When you’re getting ready to head back to work after having a baby, the prospect of dropping them off at daycare can get pretty anxiety-inducing. At Texas Children’s Academy, we’ve seen the stress on many parent’s faces when they bring them to the first day of daycare. With that in mind, we’ve gathered some quick tips to help you get ready for your baby’s first day. We want this to be …Read More

  5. When Should Your Child Start Daycare?

    When you have a young child, preschool and daycare come into play faster than you might expect. What is the best age for your child to start? Today we’re going to take a look at when a child will get the most benefit out of daycare, how long they may need to stay at daycare and the benefits of enrolling. When you’re looking to enroll your little one in preschool or daycare, call Texas Children…Read More

  6. Tips for Surviving the Terrible Twos

    Toddlers are so much fun. They are discovering the world around them every day. And watching their joy and excitement is intoxicating. If you’ve got a toddler that’s around two years old, you are likely becoming familiar with the phrase, “the terrible twos.” This is the developmental stage where your child is struggling to establish independence for the first time. They are torn between wa…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  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. How to Turn Your Child’s Anxiety Around – Part 2

    Everyone experiences anxiety. It has nothing to do with character, strength, or courage. However, it is difficult to cope with, especially when there is no identifiable cause. If your child experiences anxiety, it can be very distressing.  At our daycare center, we deal with anxiety in children, and we have simple tools that work. In our last blog, we shared two of the tools you have at your disp…Read More