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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Helping Young Children Notice Oncoming Traffic

    At Texas Children’s Academy we know young children – particularly those between the ages of 5 and 9 – are more at risk of being hit by oncoming cars when crossing the street than those children who are slightly older.  In fact, according to National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, more than 13,000 in this age group are struck by cars ever year. Young children aren’t developed en…Read More

  9. Pre-Kindergarten in Arlington That Will Set the Stage for Success

    Many parents understand the importance of early childhood education, which is why enrolling your child in the right pre-kindergarten in Arlington is so essential. At Texas Children's Academy we believe that we are the  pre-school in Arlington that you have been looking for, and there are several reasons why. Our pre-k program works to set the stage for a lifetime of success. We do that by creatin…Read More