When it’s Time to Meet Curious George in Person

When it’s Time to Meet Curious George in Person

Masks are extremely common in our everyday lives from carnivals and theme parks to cruise lines, sports games and even Storytime LIVE! at your local participating Kiddie Academy! Regardless of the prevalence of masks in society, some children can be really anxious or scared about meeting their first costumed character – the ultimate mask. Some […]

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When You Offer Your First Bribe

When You Offer Your First Bribe

It usually happens when you least expect it. You’ve been saying for years you would never be that parent. But somewhere in between desperation and urgency with the foresight of a pending disaster, it slips out: your first bribe. “If you do what I ask, I’ll give you/take you/buy you…” When the only bargaining chip […]

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When You Forget the Baby Wipes

When You Forget the Baby Wipes

Parenting tends to come with its own unique set of rites of passage. Some would argue to say that you aren’t truly a parent until you’ve been under the pressure of running out of baby wipes during a massive diaper blowout in a public bathroom, with limited resources and even less hope for just making […]

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When Your Kid Says a Curse Word

When Your Kid Says a Curse Word

Are you one of those people who thinks it’s cute when kids slip up and say a bad word? If so, you’re not alone: one video montage of kids saying bad words on YouTube garnered 1.5 million views in 2012. Another titled “funny cursing kids” raked in more than 2 million views on YouTube, and […]

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When Your Kid Rolls Off

When Your Kid Rolls Off

There are about one million results that appear in searching “when your baby rolls off the bed” on Google, ranging from health articles about how serious a little bump on the head can be, to what danger signs to look for post-fall and how to forgive yourself from the aching guilt afterwards. In one BabyCenter.com […]

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When Your Child Bites

When Your Child Bites

“There is always that awkward feeling running into the parent of a child who you know your child recently bit,” said Erin, mom of three – ages 6, 4, and 18 months. “Do I say hello? Are we not friends anymore because my child bit your child? Should I apologize? ‘hey, sorry my kid took […]

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When Your BFF’s Kids Are Rude

When Your BFF’s Kids Are Rude

Most parents have found themselves in an embarrassing moment with misbehaving children at one point or another, but what do you do when your kids are behaving and it’s your best friend’s youngster raising Cain? It’s easy to dole out discipline to your own kids when they’re behaving badly, but the situation becomes stickier when […]

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Create a Drop-Off Ritual for Back to School!

Create a Drop-Off Ritual for Back to School!

Heading back to school can be an exciting time of transition for families with preschool and Kindergartners, but it’s important to develop healthy habits – starting with your drop-off ritual – that set everyone in the family up for success for the year to come. That’s why we developed an infographic outlining some of our […]

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When Your Kid Cuts His Own Hair

When Your Kid Cuts His Own Hair

What would you do if you walked into a room only to find a pile of your little one’s beautiful locks in a clump on the floor and your toddler standing over them with scissors, having just given herself a fresh clipping? “I’d cry,” said Kiddie Academy’s Director of Marketing and mother of two, Heather […]

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Complete Our Summer Technology Missions!

Complete Our Summer Technology Missions!

By now, you’ve seen a few of the Summer Missions we developed to take the guesswork out of your summer “fun list” by giving you a checklist of awesome activities to do with your kids before autumn days move in. Each set of 15 missions is organized under a pillar from Kiddie Academy’s Life Essentials® curriculum: Character Education, Health & […]

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