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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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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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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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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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