Dinosaur Train App Giveaway!

Dinosaur Train App Giveaway!

Do you have an environmentally-friendly home and lifestyle? If you turn off the water faucet in-between brushing, use LED light bulbs, recycle, grow your own food or have a compost, you’re well on your way to teaching your kids how to love this gracious and beautiful planet Earth. Earth Day is on April 22 and […]

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An Interview with a Grilled Cheese Chef

An Interview with a Grilled Cheese Chef

It’s one of the first meals you learn to cook at home by yourself. You can’t mess it up. It’s the perfect vehicle for soup-dipping. It’s still a go-to comfort food for anyone under the weather. Kids love it and moms love to serve it. The grilled cheese is certainly a repeat all-star on the […]

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Why You Need to Meet Dinosaur Train’s New Character

Why You Need to Meet Dinosaur Train’s New Character

As adults, we know that all kids are different, and all kids are special. And we’re responsible for teaching the next generation how to be understanding and accepting of people who might be different in one way or another. April is Autism Awareness Month and our friends at The Jim Henson Company are introducing a […]

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Cheat Sheet to Gardening with Kids

Cheat Sheet to Gardening with Kids

We recently posted our cheat sheet to picking out seedlings for a garden that will sustain interest from your children all season-long.  Now we’re sharing our tips for getting your kids involved with your gardening from the very beginning. Check out our cheat sheet to spring gardening with kids and look forward to a happy, […]

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Cheat Sheet to Liking Us on Social Media

Cheat Sheet to Liking Us on Social Media

Have you been seeing a lot of us in your social media feeds, or not enough? Here’s our cheat sheet to finding us on social media channels, what we’re sharing on each and how to start engaging with us. Once we connect, you can start “Liking” us and we can start having conversations with you, […]

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Behind the Scenes at Kiddie Academy DanceParty!

Behind the Scenes at Kiddie Academy DanceParty!

“Oh, there’s one!” I said to my husband as I spotted an open street parking spot on a side-curb lined with cars. He turned the wheel and swooped in. It was a full house. The kids were ecstatic. I went against my better judgment and personal rule about not telling my children the details of […]

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Cheat Sheet to Claiming Child Care Expenses

Cheat Sheet to Claiming Child Care Expenses

As of 2015, child care could cost more than $18,000 a year, according to the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies. But, if you paid a babysitter, summer camp, in-home day care, or an educational child care provider like Kiddie Academy to care for a qualifying child under age 13, you may qualify […]

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Cheat Sheet to Building a Library for Your Baby

Cheat Sheet to Building a Library for Your Baby

Parents hear all the time how important it is to have books at home and read them, even if a listening infant can’t make out the words or understand the story. Reading aloud to young children is an important part of fostering their love for books, promoting early literacy, and expanding their vocabulary knowledge. Reading plays […]

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Cheat Sheet to the First Women in Space

Cheat Sheet to the First Women in Space

March is Women’s History Month and highlights the contributions of women to events in history and society. The month-long celebration corresponds with International Women’s Day on March 8, which was Tuesday this week. In honor of Women’s History Month and as a nod to the latest iconic figure featured in Kiddie Academy’s creative campaign,we’re sharing our cheat […]

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Use a Kiddie Academy Cheat Sheet

Use a Kiddie Academy Cheat Sheet

As parents, we’re often told that our kids “don’t come with a handbook.” Maybe not, but what if we had a cheat sheet that took out some of the guesswork? This month, we’re sharing some of the cheat sheets in our Kiddie Academy library that might help you stop second-guessing. Like, how do you prepare […]

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