Tag: children

Let it go

Let it go!

You may have heard of a little movie called Frozen. Oh, you haven’t? Yeah, me neither. All jokes aside (because really who hasn’t heard of this movie?), I became intrigued after hearing my daughter sing the beloved “Let It Go” for the thousandth time and decided to delve deeper into the world that is all […]

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Evenflo Car Seat Recall

Evenflo Company Inc. is voluntarily recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk children could not be removed quickly in an emergency. The company is conducting this voluntary recall in coordination with the U.S National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”): http://bit.ly/1isG0xt

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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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Upcycle a jewelry box

It’s easy being green, so jump on the upcycle bandwagon and create affordable keepsakes in celebration of Earth Day! Here’s an easy kid-friendly tutorial to make your own jewelry box using materials you already have on hand.   Supplies: Empty cardboard box (An old gift box is seen here. Using a leftover shoe box or […]

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Lily Russ, 1, and Brenlyn Madison, 1, play Thing One and Thing Two at Kiddie Academy of Lakewood Ranch.

Kiddie Academy in the News!

Check out some great coverage on both the national and local level for Kiddie Academy this week! Richard Peterson, vice president of education for Kiddie Academy Educational Child Care, was featured in WeGotKidz , Dada Rocks, and Motherhood Later Than Sooner where Mr. Peterson provided five educational lessons a child can learn from having a […]

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Kiddie Academy featured in We Got Kidz!

Has your little one been asking for a pet?  Richard Peterson, vice president of education for Kiddie Academy, offers insight on how a dog can serve as a living, breathing teaching tool.  Click here to read the blog on We Got Kidz.com.

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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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Siblings

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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Car Seat Safety

Car Seat Recommendation Changes in 2014

Heads up, parents of toddlers and kids! There are car seat recommendation changes in 2014. Click here for more information.

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