Finding Your Mom Tribe

Finding Your Mom Tribe

The well-known vulnerability theorist and author, Brene Brown, spoke about the difference between empathy and sympathy in a 2010 TED Talk. She pointed out that empathy is the art of sharing a listening, caring ear and helping others feel heard, cared about and understood. The end result of empathy is love and acceptance. People who […]

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Moff Band Review by the Kiddie Academy Social Team

Moff Band Review by the Kiddie Academy Social Team

  Studies show that kids with a healthy imagination are happier, often more independent, and are ready to adapt and acclimate quickly to new situations and challenges. Imagination can bring forth a childlike energy within us inspiring spontaneity and creativity. Ingenuity and innovation are often the results of nurturing the free-thinking that comes with using […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day, from your friends at Kiddie Academy.  As always, thank you for reading along, as we work together in raising the next generation of awesome kids! 

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Doing it all on Mother’s Day

Doing it all on Mother’s Day

Most moms will set the bar pretty low with their Mother’s Day gift requests. Usually a heartfelt card, a gift made by the kids or perhaps some flowers light up this special day. But there is one gift every mom wants that can’t be bought at a store: time alone. Peace and quiet is the […]

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Cinco de Mayo Moff Band Giveaway!

Cinco de Mayo Moff Band Giveaway!

To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Kiddie Academy is offering an exclusive Moff Band giveaway made possible by Moff, the makers of the award-winning kids’ wearable Moff Band. Kiddie Academy is giving away a select number of Moff Bands, a wearable smart toy that enables kids to play games and make sounds through movement (valued at […]

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Introducing The Month of Mom

Introducing The Month of Mom

The beginning of May marks a very important celebration for families across America: Mother’s Day on the second Sunday of the month. The National Retail Federation reports that families are expected to spend an average of $172.22 on Mother’s Day-related items this year, according to its 2016 Mother’s Day Spending Survey. Broken down into categories, […]

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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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