1. How Babies Learn

    We are constantly learning. Everyday we learn something new, even if it is as simple as someone’s name. While we learn many of our personality traits and developmental skills during the first few years of our life, we continue to learn year by year. But some of the most important learning moments in our lives happen within the first few years, as our brains grow and develop. According to First T…Read More

  2. Spring Activities for Your Little One

      Spring has sprung! Even though we face multiple snow threats here in the midwest, the hint of spring in the air is enough to give you the itch to get out and get active. With your little ones being cooped up inside all winter, the anticipation of sunny warm days is almost too much to handle. For those teeter-totter weather days in these next few months, sometimes it’s necessary to keep the sp…Read More

  3. Keeping Your Child Healthy at Day Care

    The time of year has come again, cold and flu season. This all too familiar time of year settles in and discriminates against no one. Especially for children in child care, cold’s go around like a non-stop merry-go-round. Though having an ill child is never fun, studies have shown that kids who tend to get sick more frequently in daycare are less likely to catch illnesses once they start school.…Read More

  4. 5 Legal Tips to Help Pick The Right Daycare

    If you have children or you’re expecting, inevitably the subject of finding the right child care provider will come up. There are a lot of different aspects to consider when searching for a daycare that’s right for your child and you. One angle that’s definitely worth considering is the legal perspective. But why does that matter? Yellow Brick Road is here to help you find the best possible …Read More

  5. Tips For Easy Naptimes at Daycare

    As Americans, we take sleep for granted. We work late, we get up early, we often vow to catch up on sleep- but we never do. But, sleep is important when it comes to heart health, brain function, and energy to make it through the day. For our children, sleep is even more important. Small bodies are growing and burning through lots of energy, which is why kids need lots of sleep. Daytime naps are cr…Read More

  6. Tips For a Smooth Daycare Transition For Your Baby

    For those of us who are parents, we want to spend as much time with our children as possible. But sometimes, due to economic issues, family situations, or professional obligations, it isn’t always possible. It’s during those times that we need to find a child care center we can trust. Trust becomes even more important when we’re looking for daycare for our baby. Every child is unique, and ev…Read More

  7. Beginning The Transition to Child Care-Part 2

    As parents, there are a lot of milestones we’re privileged to witness in the lives of our children. The first word. The first time they walk. These moments are ones that stick with us our entire lives. But there’s another aspect of those moments. It’s the fact that our responsibility to our children is to guide them through in the most positive way possible. One of the biggest milestones is …Read More