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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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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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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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Texas Gives this Holiday Season

December 10, 2018  |  Categories: Giving Back, Parent Resources, Quick Tips
texas gives this holiday season

As you prepare your gift lists for the holidays, consider supporting your local community through charities and by buying from small, local businesses. Choices like this put your dollars right back into the place you live and help keep local economies thriving. Texas is big in land and heart. We can’t wait to see how…

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