1. Preventing Childhood Obesity – Why Your Child Care Matters

    Childhood obesity affects nearly one-third of American children. While historically, many parents and adults did not worry about heavier weights on children — and some, in fact, claiming that it was a sign of good health — research has shown that it is in …More

  2. How After School Care Helps Students Succeed

    After-school care, for most children, is viewed as little more than babysitting that covers the time the school day ends for the child and when their parents get off of work. This line of thinking causes a severe undervaluation of what a quality after-school p…More

  3. Benefits of Summer Camp for Kids

    The days are longer and the temperature is hotter. That’s right, it’s summertime, and with summer, comes one of the most enduring traditions in America — summer camp. Summer camp is a time when we meet new friends, go on new adventures, and learn new ski…More

  4. 6 Educational Toys That Will Reinforce Learning At Home

    If you’re a parent, you’re probably tired of picking up toys. You’re probably also tired of seeing how quickly your child gets bored with their toys. When a toy is new, they’re fascinated for about 5 minutes, and suddenly, it’s old. What’s up with …More

  5. 4 Tips for Avoiding Meltdowns When Changing Activities

    Does your preschool-age child resist changing activities? Is it hard for them to stop what they’re doing and move on to the next task or activity? Many children have a hard time with this, and it’s one of the biggest causes of meltdowns. Meltdowns are no f…More

  6. The Benefits of Active Learning for Preschoolers

    It’s well known that the right learning environment makes a big difference for preschoolers. In fact, it’s practically inconceivable to think of making a preschooler sit at a desk for hours. It simply wouldn’t work. Research has shown that preschoolers l…More

  7. Healthy Habits To Teach Your Young Child

    It’s January, and the season of New Year’s resolutions is already starting to fade for many of us. Our commitments to go to the gym, eat less junk food, and save money are already fizzling. It’s well known that trying to make resolutions (and keep them) …More