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Making the Most of Your Staycation

March 25, 2019  |  Categories: Activities, Parent and Child Activities

Spring breaks are around the corner, and we want to help your family make the most of your break. If your spring break plans don’t include a vacation, consider trying out a stay-at-home vacation, or a “staycation.” A staycation is a great opportunity to act like you’re a tourist right in your own hometown. Here…

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Best Educational Apps for Preschoolers

March 18, 2019  |  Categories: Child Development, Parent Resources

Screen time is a hot topic among parents, especially after the American Academy of Pediatrics recently changed their recommendations. The current amount of recommended screen time for children between 2-5 years of age is no more than one hour per day. The AAP suggests ensuring that screen time is used on high-quality programs and games….

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Celebrating Doctor Seuss: Top Five Favorites

February 25, 2019  |  Categories: Parent Resources

Theodor Seuss Geisel, otherwise known as Dr. Seuss, revolutionized children’s books with his catchy rhymes and whimsical characters. Children across the nation will celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2 by participating in Read Across America Day. We wanted to honor his contributions to child development and literacy by highlighting some of our favorite books…

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Potty Training: All You Need to Know

February 11, 2019  |  Categories: Child Development, Parent Resources

Potty training probably wasn’t on your mind when you welcomed your newborn into the world. Remember changing your baby’s diaper for the first time? It’s an exciting moment for new parents– figuring out how to get those teeny tiny diapers on a flailing little body. You probably mastered diaper changes after a few weeks, and…

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3 Allergy-Friendly Valentine Treats

February 4, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care, Parent Resources

Valentine’s Day parties at school are a fun way for kids to celebrate love and friendship, and all the tasty treats are a bonus. But did you know that 1 in 13 children suffer from food allergies? That means for roughly 2 students in each classroom, class party treats are not an option. We rounded…

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DIY Toy and Book Storage Space

January 7, 2019  |  Categories: Activities, DIY Dad, Parent Resources

It’s a scenario we all know too well. In the weeks and months leading up to Christmas, you spend hours shopping for the perfect gifts. The anticipation and excitement of Christmas morning may have lived up to your expectations, but as we ring in the New Year, you might be wondering what in the world…

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3 Holiday Family Traditions to Start

December 24, 2018  |  Categories: Activities, Family Destinations
holiday family traditions to start

As your family grows, so do your traditions. The annual crying picture with Santa becomes the kids who are too cool to pose. The favorite holiday meal needs a change when someone develops an allergy or intolerance. Traditions evolve with us, and there’s no reason you can’t add some new ones into your holiday celebrations….

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5 Best Holiday Cookie Recipes

December 17, 2018  |  Categories: General Child Care, Recipes
best holiday cookie recipes

Cookies are a staple of the season and a favorite for everyone, from Santa to Grandma. We’ve rounded up some of the best holiday cookie recipes to make your dessert buffet even more delicious. (Tag us on Instagram and show us what holiday treats you’re concocting this year!) Sour Cream Sugar Cookies The classic sugar…

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