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How to Let Kids Help in the Kitchen

November 18, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care

Have you ever been in the middle of getting dinner ready when your child asks if he can help you? While it’s very kind of him to offer his assistance, sometimes it can be more work to let a toddler help you with dinner. Instead of saying no to the offer, or saying yes and…

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A Month of Thankfulness

November 4, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care

It’s November, which means Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away. While Thanksgiving is a day set aside to be thankful, we want to challenge you and your family to practice thankfulness all month long. We’ve come up with a list of 30 categories of things to be thankful for. Now all you have to…

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Candy Alternatives for Halloween

October 21, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care

Halloween is right around the corner, which means every child’s dream of candy land is about to come true! But if you’re trying to think of something besides candy to hand out to the neighborhood trick-or-treaters this year, look no further. We’ve put together a list of non-candy ideas that kids of all ages will…

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Bedtime Books to Read This Fall

October 7, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care, Parent Resources

Bedtime reading is such a special time for children and parents. Teeth are brushed, pajamas are on, and the day seems to have finally slowed down. Most kids love reading a story before bedtime…and did you know that reading aloud to children promotes their language development? We know that a lot of kids tend to…

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Keeping Your Car Cool in the Summer

August 12, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care, Quick Tips

We Texans are all too familiar with the melt-your-socks-off temperatures that occur in our cars during the summer. When parked in a parking lot or even garage, inside car temperatures can easily soar over 100 degrees. But if you’ve been suffering from blazing car temperatures all summer, we have good news. There are a handful…

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Easy Summer Snacks

August 5, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care, Recipes

Summer is a season full of adventures: road trips, vacations, picnics, park days, lazy days at home, and more! One of the most essential items for any summer adventure is a good snack. And a snack that’s easy to make is even better. We’ve put together some tasty and easy summer snacks for you and…

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Tips for Protecting Your Kids’ Skin This Spring

April 22, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care

Rain showers, blooming flowers, end-of-school-year fun: these are some of the things that might come to mind when you think of spring. But did you know that sun protection should be in that list as well? It’s easy to think that kids (and adults, for that matter) only need to practice sun protection in the…

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Spring Crafts for Toddlers

March 11, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care

Despite the cool temperatures, spring is in the air! Spring brings budding flowers, green grass, warmer weather, and the opportunity for new activities with your toddlers. These five spring craft ideas for toddlers are simple projects that you can complete with objects you already have around the house.   Shower Loofah Chick Craft Before you…

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Crockpot Ritz Chicken

March 4, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care

Is your busy family tired of relying on the closest fast-food restaurant for dinner? Make the most of an at-home meal this week by trying this delicious, kid-friendly crockpot recipe from Six Sisters! This Slow Cooker Ritz Chicken is perfect for kids of all ages, and is great for families on a tight budget. We…

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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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