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Five Minutes of Fun and Learning

Kiddie Academy is dedicated to making every moment a teachable moment.  Given how busy all working parents are, squeezing educational activities into your everyday life makes a lot of sense.  Here are five quick ideas for games you can play with your child while standing in line, waiting for a meal at a restaurant or […]

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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 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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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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Teaching Children Humor at Home

Kiddie Academy helps children learn humor through our character education program. Humor can brighten our daily lives as we smile at amusing occurrences and laugh at silly situations. Having a sense of humor can also help children develop social skills and maintain emotional and physical health. The power of humor doesn’t only benefit our children. […]

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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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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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Tis the season to be giving

Often times, during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we can get wrapped up in checking off our to-do list of decorating, shopping, and holiday and school parties and we may tend to forget what this time of year is all about. It’s normal. It can be easy to forget that simply having […]

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Have a holly, jolly, techno-friendly holiday!

Have a holly, jolly, techno-friendly holiday! With holiday shopping underway, and tablets and techno gadgets at the top of many kids’ wish lists, it’s important to remember the power of digital resources. If you’re planning on buying gadgets for your family this year, there are a lot of great  tools and apps that can help […]

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