1. All About Self-Regulation

    Self-regulation — it’s a concept that nearly all of us have learned, it’s a thing that we practice on a daily basis, and yet, it’s a term that most of us are (understandably) unfamiliar with. In today’s blog, our child care center is going to spend some time talking all things self-regulation. In our next blog, we’ll provide you with some ways to practice it at home with your young one…Read More

  2. Preparing Your Child For the New School Year

    As the days slowly get cooler and the retail stores start stocking Halloween decorations, it is clear that summer is coming to an end. This may excite some parents and disappoint many kids, but the year must go on! Whether your kiddos are younger and new to the whole school routine, or you pulled your children out of their child care center for the summer to spend some quality family time together…Read More

  3. What Your Kids Should Know Before Kindergarten: Part 2

    Kindergarten is a new adventure for kids. It is a space where they will learn, grow, and start their academic career. Making the transition into kindergarten can be scary for your little one and may be hard for you as well. You want them to be ready and prepared. But are you supposed to know if they are ready and prepared? There is not a “Get Your Child Ready” guide. Everyone will tell you som…Read More

  4. What Your Kids Should Know Before Kindergarten

    In the first few years of your child’s life, they learn a lot. From how to walk and talk, to counting and the spelling, they go from babbling balls of fat to smarty-pant kiddos that you are proud of. It is an amazing transition that we have all been through, surprisingly. As your children grow older, you will notice them learning more and more, understanding different things, and they all become…Read More

  5. Tips For Traveling With Toddlers

    Summer is the perfect time to plan your family vacation — your older kids are out of school, you have vacation days saved up, and you are ready for a break from everyday life. While traveling with older kids may not be simple, it is definitely easier than traveling with toddlers. Going on vacation with toddlers may seem like more work than it is worth, you may rather stay home and enjoy some tim…Read More

  6. Tips to Helping Your Shy Child

    If you were shy as a child, you know how difficult it was to make friends, join group activities, and get over that shyness. Being shy is not a terrible thing, sometimes it helps you or your children notice different things, take in more of the things going on around them, and can even help kids learn how to entertain themselves. But being shy can make life more difficult than it should be. Some c…Read More

  7. 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

  8. Four Tips For Helping Your Child Develop A Love For Learning

    As an adult, you undoubtedly have witnessed that those who continually strive to learn more and keep an open and curious mind succeed in greater ways. Learning should be something that is celebrated and enjoyed, not a task that is dreaded or disdained. Developing a love for learning starts at a young age. Children are naturally curious, which makes them naturally prone towards learning. However, o…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