Surviving The Holidays With Your Babies

Life seems to always be busy with the holiday season adding even more responsibilities, errands and parties. Stop and breathe. We have curated 7 survival tips especially for parents with children around the holidays. When reading our list, take into consideration what is best for YOUR family and for your young children. Depending on their ages, you can tweak a tip to better fit your current situation. The holidays should be a time filled with joy, giving, & family time.

Teaching Thankfulness

The holidays are full of hustle and bustle, running errands, buying gifts, baking, hosting family and friends…the list goes on.  During all of the chaos, your children are watching and taking everything in. It’s the perfect time to teach them about being thankful.  What exactly does it mean to be truly thankful and how do you teach that to a preschooler? We’ve broken it down into five simple topics and how to discuss them with your toddler.  

Child Care Pick Up: Tips for the End-of-Day Routine

Transitions can be tricky for everyone, adults as well as children. As your child moves from one part of their day to the next they sometimes need time to adjust to different activities, different people and a different environment.

Co-Parenting & Child Care

Raising a child in split-households can be tricky to navigate. One of the most important things to cultivate as a parent is consistency in child care. With the many transitions that accompany divorce or separation, make sure that your child feels secure & comfortable with the facility you choose for their care. Selecting the right center for your child will help him or her grow and develop the critical skills needed to excel throughout the rest of their lives while supporting them through this bumpy adjustment.

Searching For Preschool? Hear What Parents Have To Say…

Searching for child care, preschool, or any early education center? One of the best ways to learn more about a child care is to hear from the parents of children who attend the center. We love to hear from all the parents of the infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners at Kaleidoscope Kids! Here’s a peek at what it’s like at Kaleidoscope from the families who know.

Summer Camp: A Stress-Free Summer With The Kids

Summer is coming and we are all looking forward to sunshine, warmth, and with a bit of luck, a break from the usual routine! Are you searching for a summer camp? Read on… Although it is great to have your kids around in the summer, it can start to be stressful to always come up…

10 Self-Care Reminders For Working Moms From Kaleidoscope Kids…

Does this sound familiar?  The creeping frantic feeling in the produce aisle trying to remember to get dog food, while simultaneously making an orthodontist appointment and picking the least-bruised apple in the pile? Yup? We’re working moms! It’s us! We are busy and we need self care. Balance is a necessity for joy. Between dropping…

10 Holiday Family Traditions You May Want To Borrow

Everyone has their own way of celebrating the holiday season, and as young families grow new traditions are started too. We’re sure you have your own way of marking the holidays, but here are a few traditions from other families that might be worth borrowing for your young family! 1. The First of December For…

Get a Head Start… Early Childhood Education for Infants

Learning begins at birth. Infant-development experts believe that the first years of a child’s life are a prime time for learning. A large portion of a child’s foundational development occurs from birth to age three. In fact, 90% of a child’s brain development occurs in the first five years of their life, making it a…