How to Get Your Child to Eat Healthy

Children are known to be very picky when it comes to what they eat. It’s why it’s difficult for many parents to get their children to eat healthy. If you find that convincing your children to eat healthy foods is a constant struggle, you should use every trick in the book to get them to […]

Teaching Mindfulness to Children

Mindfulness: you may have heard the term recently, but what does it mean? Mindfulness means that the mind is fully focused on what’s happening in the present moment—not the groceries that need to be picked up later, and not that annoying thing someone said to you last week. It sounds simple, but in today’s hectic […]

What are the Educational Benefits of Origami?

The word “origami” stems from two words in Japanese: “oru,” meaning “to fold,” and “kami,” which means “paper.” So “origami” actually translates to “folding paper,” or, as we know it, the art of paper folding. In modern times, the age-old art form from Japan has taken the world by storm, as a creative means of […]

Well-Chosen Hobbies Encourage Children to Bloom

Children have growing minds, and without sufficient stimulation, your child can start itching for things to do.  Engaging your youngster in a hobby that provides entertainment and education helps your kid to grow and develop. Here are some great options to help steer your child away from boredom and toward fun and learning. Science experiments […]

The Importance of Keeping Children Active

At Watch Me Grow Daycare Center, we strongly believe that keeping children active is a vital part of their physical development and well-being. But in an age where smartphones and screens are more prevalent than ever, it’s worth mentioning in this space just why keeping children active is so important. Childhood is perhaps the most […]

How to Celebrate National Craft Month With Your Children

Here at Watch Me Grow Daycare Center, we know how important spending time with your children can be. But sometimes, planning activities that are both fun and educational isn’t always easy. Thankfully, it’s March, and you know what that means—it’s National Craft Month! Here are some fun ways to celebrate with your children: Tin Can […]

Practicing Positive Discipline with Your Children

Let’s face it. All children misbehave at one point or another. You might be tempted to punish your children when they throw tantrums or refuse to clean their rooms, but negative discipline can make children feel worse about themselves and undermine any discipline you wish to instill. Read on to learn more about positive discipline […]

How to Talk to Your Children About News

Hearing about upsetting and disturbing world events in the news is tough for everyone, but it can be especially difficult for children. They may not fully understand what they are hearing, and they may worry that something similar could affect their life. So how can you effectively talk to your children about these things? Determine […]

Entertaining Christmas Games for Children

The holidays are a fun and exciting time, and if you have children, we have some Christmas games that they’ll love to play! You might also love to play these games with them to help get their imagination and creativity flowing. These games are also great for events and parties where the adults might be […]

Tips for Having a Good Relationship with Your Child’s Teacher

Now that your child is back in the swing of things at school, it’s important to let your child’s teacher know you want to partner with them and share the responsibility for your child’s academic growth. Here are some tips to keep in mind for a successful school year: Stay in touch Keep your child’s […]