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How to Balance Your Work and Family Life

How to Balance Your Work and Family Life

Many successful women and men struggle to find the right work-life balance. They want to put in their best effort at the office, chasing after promotions and helping their companies reach greater heights. But they’re also are devoted to their families and they worry about spending enough time with their kids when they have to be away from them for so long each day at the office.

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Signs Your Child Has Spring Allergies

Signs Your Child Has Spring Allergies

Your son or daughter just can’t stop sneezing. At first you think it’s a cold, but as the days go on and the sneezing continues, you begin to suspect something else. Maybe it’s allergies.

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Healthy Portions For My Child’s Plate

It’s not always easy making sure your child’s plate has not only healthy options but also healthy portions. At Aa to Zz Child Care and Learning Centers, children are provided with breakfast, lunch and snacks – this includes infant formula and foods. A healthy plate for a child consists of 1/4 fruit, 1/4 vegetables, 1/4 protein, and 1/4 grains along with a glass of milk. Check out our helpful infographic to see different healthy food options. Happy eating! 

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Why Learning Through Play Is Essential to Child Development

Why Learning Through Play is Essential to Child Development

Kids love to play! Whether it’s an infant giggling through their fingers in a game of peek-a-boo or an older child who can’t get enough fun science experiments, play time is integral to any child’s life. Sometimes it seems as though kids would play from the moment they wake up until the moment they go to sleep at night.

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6 Milestones Your Child Should Reach in Their First Year

6 Milestones Your Child Should Reach in Their First Year

Whoever coined the phrase “life comes at you fast” must have had a baby. When you have a child, you realize just how quickly things can change. One month your bundle of joy is only capable of laying on a bed starring up at you. Just a few months later, they’re sitting up — and then suddenly they’re crawling.

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Easy Breakfasts Kids Can Eat on the Go

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Mornings can be kind of nuts sometimes, especially when little ones are part of the equation. From getting yourself ready for work, and packing the lunches and looking for tiny socks, it’s all a big exercise in both patience and organization. But, just because life can be pure chaos doesn’t mean you need to throw the whole concept of nutrition out the window altogether. To help make things a little easier, we’ve put together a guide to help you get your kids fed, in a way that’ll keep them fueled right up until lunch. The best part? These are perfect for those on the go-days where you’re juggling a million things at a time.

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Tips to Make Potty Training Easier

Tips to Make Potty Training Easier

The toddler years come with many milestones, one of the biggest of which is potty training. While every tot goes through this rite of passage, the switch from diapers to the toilet is often full of obstacles, from accidents to outright refusal. Learning how to make potty training easier means you can stop buying diapers and start celebrating success with your toddler.

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New Mommy-Child Activities That Weren’t Always Popular

New Mommy-Child Activities

Parenting today isn’t the same as it was twenty years ago. A new lexicon has evolved for parents today, who use words like “bumbo,” “boppy,” and “boba” in everyday speech. There are more parenting products available than ever before. You can find thousands of products to encourage your children to learn, sleep, grow and play. There’s information available around every turn, whether it’s an advertisement, comments on your Facebook feed or unwanted advice from a family member, friend or stranger. Parenting today is almost synonymous with “information overload!”

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Welcome Springtime Crafts

Springtime Crafts for Kids

It’s finally here! Happy first day of spring! Is there anything better than breathing in the fresh spring air? Spring is also the perfect time to get out of the house to explore and get creative. Spring kids’ crafts are a natural extension of that time outdoors. Roll up your sleeves and prepare to get a little messy with these 10 perfect crafts to do to welcome spring.

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