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Reinforcement vs. Discipline

Parenting is a wonderful and exciting journey, but it is extremely difficult at times. Each child is different and can present unique challenges in problem

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Teaching Your Child Early

There is a vast variety of opinions regarding what, and how, to teach your child by a certain age. With all the opinions flying around, it can be difficult to make confident decisions. Additionally, many people will insist children don’t fully understand values or honorable traits until they are older or in school- which is completely untrue. Many parents and people alike would be surprised to know how quickly children pick up on mannerisms, verbiage, and

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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. Regardless, there are multiple ways to

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Reinforcement vs. Discipline

Parenting is a wonderful and exciting journey, but it is extremely difficult at times. Each child is different and can present unique challenges in problem solving, disciplining, and implementing routines. As a result, each parenting method is different. At Yellow Brick Road, we work with your child as an individual to positively and negatively reinforce them in healthy ways to encourage their unique personality and character. To help give a better understand, let’s take a look

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Fun Ways to Teach Your Child at Home

At Yellow Brick Road, we specialize in helping your child develop during their early impressionable years. Whether infants or 4 year olds, each child has the ability to learn and grow in their own unique way. Depending on which stage and age your child is at, there are specific areas you can help improve in their development. Today we’re going to take a look at some of the fun ways you can help your child’s development

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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 child care for your family.  On the one

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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 critical

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I’m Switching Daycares! Help!

The first time you drive a car, it’s often a mixture of terror and exhilaration. Using your own wits and reflexes, you’re controlling a multi-ton vehicle and going at high speeds! After time passes, you get the hang of it, and driving becomes not such a big deal. But then you get a new car! It takes a little bit of time to find out where everything is and adjust, but you adjust much faster this

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5 Tips For Building a Great Relationship With Your Day Care

When you’re considering having a child, or you’ve just gotten pregnant, you may think that you have child care all figured out. But the fact is, things can change very quickly, and you might have to make all new plans. The world of picking a child care center, the right one for you and your kiddo, can become complex. However, like many things in life, the process doesn’t have to be complex. In fact, many people

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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 every parent has particular needs and desires when

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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 the transition towards child care. Our

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