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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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