1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  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 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

  8. How to Turn Your Child’s Anxiety Around – Part 1

    As a parent, seeing your child deal with anxiety can be baffling and upsetting. What can you do? The great news is, kids are particularly responsive to anxiety treatment. As professional caretakers of children, we deal with anxiety in children a lot and take it very seriously. As a parent, there are things you can do. We are going to take the next few blogs to share some simple things you can do t…Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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