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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Complete our Summer Health + Fitness Missions!

Complete our Summer Health + Fitness Missions!

Summer is nearing an end and we shared the first batch of our Summer Missions to take the guesswork out of your summer “fun list” by giving you a checklist of awesome activities to do with your kids before school starts! Each set of 15 missions is organized under a pillar from Kiddie Academy’s Life Essentials® curriculum: Character Education, […]

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Complete Our Summer Missions Before School Starts!

Complete Our Summer Missions Before School Starts!

August is here, but there is still plenty of the sunny season ahead for completing missions of adventure and fun with your kids. When you start wondering how you’ll spend the rest of summer with your family in a way that is exciting, educational and also fun, it can be a challenge to decide what […]

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Making Family Dinners Fun Again

Making Family Dinners Fun Again

A nonprofit organization, The Family Dinner Project, promotes family meal time and says that, “most American families are starved for time to spend together, and dinner may be the only time of the day when we can reconnect, leaving behind our individual pursuits like playing video games, emailing and doing homework.” Recent studies have linked […]

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Tips for Backyard Camping with Kids

Tips for Backyard Camping with Kids

Short and simple: the easiest place to camp? Your own backyard.  Here’s what you’ll need: Camping Equipment Food and Snacks Games and Activities Personal Belongings Ground Rules Step 1: Plan your camp out: As a parent, you should plan on either making a lot of trips outside to tend to everyone’s requests and needs, or […]

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Taking the Staycation of a Lifetime

Taking the Staycation of a Lifetime

A staycation – the idea of taking off time from work to stay right where you live – rather than a vacation, has grown in popularity over the years. A staycation can mean staying in your own home, or just staying in the local area where you live instead of traveling out of state or […]

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Mommy + Me Date Ideas

Mommy + Me Date Ideas

The relationships we have with our children are those we cherish the most, and we all want to have a close relationship with the little ones in our lives that extends beyond their childhood cementing a special bond for a lifetime. Strengthening relationships with our children can sometimes boil down to just one simple thing: […]

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Kids + Brushing Together

Kids + Brushing Together

More than 20 percent of children 2 to 11 years old have never been to the dentist, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Furthermore, almost half of all very young children between the ages of 2 and 5 have never been to the dentist at all. Did you know that dental […]

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