1. How to Start a Garden With Your Kids

    Gardening is a fun and beneficial activity for you and your children that can keep you busy all spring and summer long! Gardening gets your kiddos outside and helps to build an interest in nature. There are many benefits that your children can experience through gardening and in a previous blog, we talked all about these benefits! Some of the benefits of starting a garden with your kiddos include …Read More

  2. Fun New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

    New Year’s resolutions are something most adults are familiar with. From weight loss to saving money, we all have things we want to improve upon or accomplish within the coming year. But what about your kiddos? Do they have goals they want to set? Do they want to become better at something? Setting goals is important in a child’s development because it teaches them responsibility. When your ch…Read More

  3. Activities that Encourage a Healthy Lifestyle

    Learning how to live a happy and healthy life is something that all children deserve, and the sooner that they get this knowledge, the better. Here at Yellow Brick Road Early Childhood Development Center, we couldn’t agree more. This is exactly why we want to provide children with the education that they need to maintain a healthy lifestyle.  In today’s blog, our team is going to touch on a f…Read More

  4. Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

    As a parent that are dozens of decisions that you need to make with your child’s best interest in mind. One of them is when they are old enough to attend kindergarten, which can be much more overwhelming and difficult than you might think. If you’re currently in this position and you’re having a tough time determining if your child is ready, keep reading. In today’s blog, the team at Yello…Read More

  5. Tips for the Parent Working From Home with Children

    A common misconception is that working from home is an incredible opportunity. Though this may be the case for many individuals, it can be a completely different circumstance for parents that are working from home. To say it kindly, children can be a handful, leaving very little time for work. So, if you’ve been juggling work, your child, and the endless chores around the house, take a minute an…Read More

  6. How to Prepare Your Child for Preschool

    School is where children spend a majority of their time, but that first trip to preschool and the days that follow can be extremely daunting for your little one. With that being said, if you have a kiddo that is getting ready to attend their first day of preschool, today’s blog is for you. We are going to go over a few of the different ways that you can start preparing your little one for presch…Read More

  7. Teach Your Children Emotional Intelligence

    Emotions are one thing that many of us have trouble with. Whether we have trouble identifying our own emotions, controlling your emotions, or understanding others’ emotions, they are something we have to deal with daily. Emotional intelligence, also known as emotional quotient (EQ), is defined by Huffington Post as a “person’s ability to identify, evaluate, control and express emotions.” T…Read More

  8. Fun Ways To Teach Your Child Responsibility At A Young Age

    We all have day-to-day responsibilities that we must accomplish. Some of our responsibilities we may enjoy, such as cooking a nice meal, while others might be more laborious, such as showing up for work at 7 am. However, learning to handle responsibility is an important part of being a functional adult. Help your young child start to develop skills around responsibility from a young age. By teachi…Read More

  9. How You Can Teach Your Young Child Positive Communication Skills

    Learning to communicate clearly is a skill set we can all benefit from. One of the best things you can do for your young child is helping them develop positive communication skills from the time they are very little. If you have a child who is of preschool age, there is no better time than now to start instilling positive communication skills in their day-to-day life. Here at Yellow Brick Road, we…Read More

  10. Spring Crafts for Kids

    As the weather (hopefully) begins to get warmer, it will be time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine with your children! We can’t wait for spring and we are sure your children feel the same way. They want to be able to play outside without worrying about bundling up in coats, snow pants, boots, mittens, scarves, and hats. And we are sure you want to be able to sit on your porch, basking in the…Read More