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9 Things You Should Have In Your Summer Baby-Ready Bag

What do the world’s most prepared moms carry in their summer baby-ready bags? Everything from baby wipes to sunscreen, and don’t forget the entertaining toys too. Here are 9 things you should always keep in your summer baby-ready bag so that nothing has a chance to catch you off guard. You’ve got this, Supermom! Things To Have In Your Summer Baby-Ready Bag #1. Sunscreen & Bug Repellant When the summer sun is hot, the bugs are buzzing. Keep you and your little one protected by busting out your baby-friendly bug repellent, conveniently stashed in your bag. The other thing buzzing, […]

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6 Tips To Build Stronger Relationships With Your Child’s Teacher

For your child to enjoy the greatest academic experience possible, it’s so important to form a solid relationship with your child’s teacher, even if they are only in preschool. The following tips will help you form stronger bonds with your child’s teachers all throughout their academic career. Not only do parent-teacher relationships help you stay in the loop, but also, they benefit and even help motivate your child. Kids whose parents are more involved with their education tend to score higher on exams, and show increased motivation to learn. Here are some tips to get closer with your child’s teacher, […]

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9 Books Every Baby & Toddler Should Have on Their Bedroom Bookshelf

Long before your child starts talking, it’s time to start reading to them. Some great books for toddlers include How Big is a Pig? And the classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.    The sooner you teach your child to love books, the better. Benefits To Reading To Babies And Toddlers -Provides one of the first building blocks to communication -Begins teaching about numbers, words, letters, sounds, colors, and shapes. -It builds vocabulary skills. -It builds memory skills -It builds listening skills -It helps explain how the world works Even if your baby cannot speak yet, they can listen and absorb […]

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Fascinating Facts About Childcare in Florida

How much does childcare cost? How many children require childcare in the state of Florida? Here are some eye-opening and fascinating facts about childcare in Florida.  How Much Does Child Care Cost in Florida? Childcare is a big cost to families in all states, but it’s a valuable investment that continues to pay for itself over the course of a child’s life. The cost of childcare is considerably higher for younger children and infants, that’s because as children get older parents have the option to enroll students in tax-funded public schools that do not charge tuition. Also, infants and small […]

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What Is The Best Age For Kids To Start Daycare?

According to research, children receive the most benefits from preschool when they are at least 12-months-old at the time of enrollment. Our Coral Springs daycare is open to children that are just 12 months old, but that doesn’t mean your child is ready for daycare at this time. Parents don’t always have the luxury to wait to enroll their child due to work or other obligations. In which case, it is fundamental to find a low-stress daycare with attentive, high quality staff and adequate caretaker ratios. No matter what age you enroll your child in daycare, the first few days, […]

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Take This Quiz To Find Out If Your Child Is Ready For Preschool

Is your child somewhat independent and capable of following basic directions? These are two signs that can signal your child is ready to start preschool. The average child starts preschool around 2 ½ years old, but it’s important to keep in mind that every child develops at a different pace. That’s why age shouldn’t be the only factor you use to determine when to enroll your child in preschool. Preschool provides so many lifelong benefits to kids, but that doesn’t always mean the sooner you enroll them the better. The best time to enroll your toddler in preschool is when […]

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Study Finds All Toddlers Have Toxic Flame-Retardants On Their Hands

One study conducted out of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, found that 100% of surveyed toddlers had traces of flame-retardants on their hands. On average, toddlers had higher levels of exposures to these toxic chemicals than their mothers, who were also tested at the same time. The study was based out of New York City, which is where all of the test subjects resided. What Are Flame Retardants? Flame-retardants are used to reduce the flammability of many household materials. It is required by law manufacturers add them to plastics, textile and foam products. This includes a number of […]

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Toddlers & Seniors Live, Eat and Play Together At These Awesome Intergenerational Homes

Intergenerational homes are facilities that cater to a wide variety of generations, from senior citizens to toddlers. The results of these unique living accommodations are incredibly beneficial. Toddlers and seniors sit at opposite ends of life, one is just getting started and the other is wrapping up a lifetime of treasured memories. Despite how different these two generations may be, researchers are finding that they make great roommates and pals. While there are more and more intergenerational homes popping up around the world, they are still relatively uncommon. Intergenerational homes are vastly different in the ways that they operate and […]

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9 Super Strange Things Smart Preschoolers Do All Of The Time

Preschoolers do all kinds of strange things that make their parents say—WHAT?! No need to hit the panic button just yet, your preschooler’s wild imagination, potty talk and seemingly unnatural obsessions are 100% normal. In fact, some of their strangest behaviors could show signs of intelligence.  Here are 9 strange things smart preschoolers are well known for! #1. They Have Imaginary Friends Growing up my imaginary friend was a girl named Jennifer, I knew she wasn’t real like my other friends, but my imagination gave her physical features and a personality. Clearly, I never forgot Jennifer, but one day I […]

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How To Identify Safe Preschools Vs. Unsafe Preschools

Quality of staff, surveillance systems and school cleanliness are just some of the many factors that set safe preschools apart from unsafe preschools. Knowing exactly what things to look for when enrolling your child in preschool will help you pick the safest option. Every once in a while a certain news headline grabs your attention, shedding light on a preschool nightmare story that makes you want to hold your children tight and never send them to school again. Unqualified teachers, poor supervision and unsafe playgrounds can lead to serious issues. The preschool you pick has a lot to do with […]

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