Teaching Life Skills Through Center Play

Teaching Life Skills Through Center Play

Does your four-year-old know how to sit down in a restaurant and order sushi? Do they know how to take an order? Cash out a purchase? Cook a meal? The odds are the answers to those questions is probably no. At Kidz World, we pride ourselves on teaching life skills through center play. A four-year-old is not going...

The Best of the Parenting Hacks

The Best of the Parenting Hacks

Gena Lee Nolin said, “My children are the reason I laugh, smile and want to get up every morning,” they are also the reason you’re exhausted, losing your hair, and yoga pants your favorite article of clothing. Parenting is the hardest, yet most rewarding job you will ever have....

Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety

Often a parent will misinterpret the anxiety the child is displaying for unhappiness over being at childcare or who they are being left with. Drop-off’s with the childcare giver can be very tormenting for child, parent, and caregiver. In this article, we will attempt to explain...

Benefits of Children Cooking

Benefits of Children Cooking

Do you allow your two-year-old to assist with cooking? If you say “no” … well, you are not alone. I went on a little fact-finding mission recently. Many parents these days said they really don’t cook a whole lot. There is a lot of frozen food going in the microwave...

Do I Talk to my Child About Tragedy?

Do I Talk to my Child About Tragedy?

Haim Ginott said, “Children are like wet cement whatever falls on them makes an impression." So, if you are pondering, do I talk to my child about tragedy, the answer is an astounding YES. Yes, talk to them. A tragedy is not something that should be hidden from...

A Grandparent’s Love

A Grandparent’s Love

“A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.” Charles and Ann Morse

Some of the most precious memories ever made were made between children and grandparents. Those are the memories that stay with you...

Letting Millions of Children Down

Letting Millions of Children Down

Are you a numbers person? Well, I’ve got some incredible numbers for you! In 2015, there were 23.9 million children aged 0-5 years of age in the United States. Forty-five percent of those children live in poverty aka “working poor” homes. Of that 23.9 million,...