How to Stop the Spread of Germs This Flu Season

Cold and flu season is here, and everyone is trying to avoid catching a case of the sniffles (or worse). Here’s how to stop the spread of germs this flu season: Get the flu vaccine Prevention is the best cure, so make sure your children are up to date on scheduled immunizations, including the flu […]

Recycling Tips for Back to School

The start of a new school year is the perfect time to learn about recycling. Not only is it good for the environment and a serious money-saver, it teaches children responsibility and organizational skills. Model eco-friendly behavior for your children by making recycling a key component of your back to school approach. Here are some […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sending Your Child to Daycare vs. Hiring a Babysitter

There comes a time in most every mother’s life when she has to decide whether or not to send her little one to daycare or else hire a babysitter. While both have their strengths, overall it makes sense to enroll a child in daycare for the socialization aspect. Daycares offer a structured environment for children. […]

Why Working With Children Is a Rewarding Career Path

Watch Me Grow Daycare Center has a unique name. The “Watch Me Grow” part is key. Isn’t it amazing to think how young minds can be influenced for good– or for bad–thanks to the people and things around them? As they grow up, they take what they’ve learned at a very young age and that […]