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Trendz car seat recall

Make way for yet another car seat recall!

Baby Trend, Inc. has recalled over 16,000 TrendZ Fastback 3-in-1 car seats that were manufactured between October 2011 and July 2013: http://bit.ly/RpwhB4   While we’re on the topic of car seat safety, it’s always a good idea to ensure your child’s car seat is properly installed and secured. Here are several great resources to use for assistance: […]

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Week of the Young Child™

Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).This national event recognizes the importance of early childhood education and programs by focusing public attention on the needs of young children and their families. Now more than ever we know the importance of children’s earliest […]

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Kiddie Academy® Opens in Washington D.C.- West End

  Kiddie Academy®, a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive education-based child care programs, has just opened its newest location in Washington, D.C. For more than 30 years the company has been successful with combining learning with child care, said Milena Mattingly, Franchise Owner of Kiddie Academy of D.C.- West End, located at 1227 25th Street, NW. “Our […]

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CPR

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. Your child isn’t breathing and you’re in a panic. The Huffington Post recently posted pictures from an incident involving a 5-month-old infant who wasn’t breathing. His caretaker was driving along a major highway and needed to pull over in order to take action. The pictures are heartbreakingly real, and a […]

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Car Seat Recalls

You may have heard about car seat recalls in the last few weeks.  The most recent recall was published on February 13, 2014. Engineers are working hard to ensure that cars and car seats are designed to keep kids as safe as possible. Safe Kids Worldwide provides the following tips  to ensure that your most […]

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Yin and Yang

When you are a parent of more than one child, it is only natural to make comparisons between them.  Who’s with me? When my eldest was born I had no idea what I was doing – but who does?  Just like any other new mom, I ended up learning alongside my daughter the joys (and […]

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When Should I Call the Pediatrician?

*Excerpt taken from KA’s Academy Newsletter January 2011* How many times have you retrieved your pediatrician’s phone number from your rolodex, only to stare at your phone wondering: Should I call, or shouldn’t I? No one wants to pester the doctor needlessly or halt the day’s plans for no good reason. On the other hand, […]

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Kiddie Academy of Silver Spring Township Featured

Only Kiddie Academy provides the kind of care that focuses on days filled with learning and fun, the key ingredients of our Life Essentials® curriculum. We are also a nationally networked franchise, which ensures strict standards and a consistent experience for all children and a great business opportunity for entrepreneurs. The Sentinel recently published a great article featuring Kiddie Academy of Silver Spring […]

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Top Five Lies Said to My Toddler

I don’t even know how I got myself into these lies; they just happened. I think they appeared somewhere between trying to get through the day and knowing what’s best for my daughter. Not a good excuse, I know. This past weekend I was consciously aware of the lies, or little fibs as I now like to […]

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Pinterest in a box? Genius!

 I won’t speak for every parent out there, but I think many moms (especially of young children) have a love-hate relationship with Pinterest. I have hundreds of thousands of ideas for everything from a complete ensemble for a getaway to Fiji to how to tile a bathroom to recipes for a five course meal and extravagant table […]

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