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by Dr. Susan Canizares | June 7, 2018 | Safety and Security

For much of the country, the weather has begun to change and warm up so that children are starting to play outside more often. We all know the importance of spending time being active, and there is no better place for this than the outdoors. For parents, this means having a new set of safety […]

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by Administrator | May 31, 2018 | Get to Know Our Staff

Ms. Leisha is the Junior Kindergarten Teacher, as well as team lead, at Childtime in Santa Ana, CA! Leisha joined our team nine months ago and has experience running her own in-home child care center. Want to learn more about this fabulous early educator? Check out our Q&A below!   What inspired you to have […]

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by Administrator | May 9, 2018

Let’s face it: Parenting isn’t easy! With that in mind, here is a list of a few easy tips and tricks that will save you some time and make the day run a little smoother. You will spend less energy cleaning and organizing, so you can spend more quality time with your little one. Put […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | May 9, 2018

Childhood obesity is now the number one health concern among parents in the United States. It affects about 12.7 million children and adolescents. But eating healthy can be a challenge, especially if your child is a picky eater! It is important to create positive mealtime habits now so that your child can make healthier choices […]

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by Administrator | April 27, 2018 | Get to Know Our Staff

Ms. Loretta is the Lead Toddler Teacher at Childtime in Naperville, IL. She has been at this location for two years and has six years of experience in the field, in addition to her associate’s degree in early childhood. Read our Q&A to learn more about this wonderful todds teacher!   Why did you choose […]

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by Administrator | April 25, 2018

Today is World Penguin Day! Did you know these five interesting facts about penguins?

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | April 3, 2018 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Kindergarten Readiness

Challenging behavior and positive behavior are actually two sides of the same coin. Children exhibit what we call challenging behavior because they do not yet have the social, emotional, language, and cognitive skills to behave in more positive ways. As early childhood educators, we see challenging behavior as a learning opportunity. Through our responses to […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | April 3, 2018 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Holiday Activities | Learning Activities

This year, Earth Day is Sunday, April 22. This day was created to spread awareness, information, and support of environmental protection across the world. It is the perfect chance for you to talk about recycling, saving water and energy, protecting plants and animals, and reducing pollution. It is important to teach our children how to […]

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by Administrator | March 30, 2018 | Nutrition | Recipes

A perfect springtime macaroni salad!

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by Administrator | March 28, 2018 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Allison, lead teacher in the toddler room at our Childtime location in Monroe, NC! She has been at this location for eight years and loves getting to work with some of our youngest learners. Read on to learn more about this fabulous member of our team!   Why did you decide on a […]

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