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Staying Healthy Through the Cold Winter Months

January 28, 2019  |  Categories: Parent Resources

  The dreaded sick season is upon us, and with it comes the five words that make every parent shudder: “Mommy, I don’t feel well.” That little sentence is often followed by a hand to the forehead, analysis of symptoms, and the decision of how serious the sickness might be. It’s a tale as old…

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Is Your Child Ready for Preschool?

January 21, 2019  |  Categories: Child Development, Preschool Preparedness

Now is the time when most schools start offering open houses and launch enrollment for preschool programs. You’ve visited multiple preschools, met with program coordinators, and finally found the right fit for your family. Now that you’ve chosen a program, how do you prepare your child to start preschool this fall? Communicate Early Preschool is…

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Fall Crafts for Toddlers

October 8, 2018  |  Categories: Activities, Parent and Child Activities, Parent Resources
Fall Crafts for Toddlers

With a new season finally here, we wanted to share some autumn-themed crafts that your toddler will love. These festive activities bring fun twists to everyday crafts, and will allow your toddler to embrace fall. Toddler Crafts Fall Leaf Potato Stamp Grab some paint, brushes, and a potato for this simple craft! Help your toddler…

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Fall Activities for Kids in Austin

September 24, 2018  |  Categories: Activities, Parent and Child Activities

It’s finally fall in Texas’ capital, and we’ve put together a list of some local family activities and events for you and your little ones to enjoy as the weather cools. From family trips to the theatre to festivals, there’s something for every Austin family to enjoy! Fall Activities in Austin Tortoise and Hare Play…

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Fall Activities for Kids in San Antonio

September 17, 2018  |  Categories: Activities

Looking for some fun family activities in San Antonio to participate in this Fall? There’s a lot happening in San Antonio this time of year, and we’ve put together a list of some events we think your family will love! From festivals to fun runs, we’re sure there’s something here for your family. Fall Activities…

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Crock Pot Chocolate Spoon Cake

August 27, 2018  |  Categories: Recipes

It’s been a while since we’ve shared a crock pot recipe with you, but we found the perfect one to share today. This one’s for all the chocolate lovers (which should be everyone, right?). If you’re looking for an easy dessert to satisfy that sweet tooth, you’re in luck. This is a dessert the whole…

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Summer Books for Preschoolers

July 23, 2018  |  Categories: Activities, Parent and Child Activities
summer reading list for preschoolers

If you’re like most parents, you probably have stacks and stacks of books at home. Reading together is a great activity for you and your child because it gets them comfortable with words, and it creates fun memories between the two of you. While summer is the perfect time for swimming, camping, and all things…

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Unplug For A Weekend With These Tech-Free Tips

August 1, 2016  |  Categories: Behavior, General Child Care
Tech-free family

As Friday approaches, it’s time to leave work behind and focus on family, friends, and recharging for the next week. As in, recharging yourself and not just your technology. In this ever increasing digital world where everything from business email to our personal cameras to international news is right at our fingertips, retraining ourselves to…

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Make Homemade Popsicles for a Healthy Snack

July 25, 2016  |  Categories: Activities, Recipes
healthy popsicle recipes for kids

Summertime’s heat may have driven you inside, so now’s the time to cool off with a homemade popsicle that’s more than flavored water or processed fruit juice. Hit the farmer’s market, break out the blender, invest in a popsicle mold, and delight in the sweet bounty of summer. Watermelon Lime Ginger Pops Nothing says summer…

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Sidewalk Chalk Games

July 18, 2016  |  Categories: General Child Care
Chalk Games for Children

Sidewalk chalk is a fun, inexpensive way to entertain kids all morning, all afternoon, even all day if necessary. Try out some of these clever games that teach as well as excite. Chances are, it will be a few hours before you hear about how they’re bored again. Learning Games Target Score (or bullseye, this…

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