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 […]

Halloween Safety Tips for Children

Children love dressing up in their spooky costumes, trick-or-treating and, of course, eating lots of delicious candy. Make sure your little ghouls stay safe this year with these Halloween safety tips for children: Choose safe costumes Always go for costumes made of flame-retardant material, and avoid wigs or beards that cover noses, eyes or mouths. […]

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 […]

Back to School Tips for Parents

The weather outside may still be warm, but summer is drawing to a close. Soon, your little ones will be packing their pencils, rulers and lunchboxes and heading off to school. How can parents prepare for this busy season? Here are some back to school tips: Ease into your routine Picture this: your kids have […]

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 […]