1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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