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by Dr. Susan Canizares | December 6, 2017 | Child Development | Ideas

During the holidays, there are often many extended family meals and get-togethers. Once the holidays are over, however, we often go back to our busy, everyday lives. School, work, homework, and after-school practices and activities take over, while family meals and time spent together often take a back seat to quick, on-the-go meals in the […]

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by Administrator | November 22, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Read our Q&A with Ms. Tracey, the talented lead infant teacher at The Children’s Courtyard in Suwanee, GA! She has been at this location for seven years, has a Child Development Associate and many years of experience working with little ones. Read on to learn more about this fabulous teacher!   Why did you decide […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | November 1, 2017 | Child Development

How much screen time is too much? What should my child be watching? When do I limit their usage, and how? These are common questions that many parents struggle with in this age where technology is everywhere! While technology is more readily available and can be a wonderful source of learning, even for children as […]

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by Administrator | October 25, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Get to know Ms. Amy, lead pre-kindergarten teacher at The Children’s Courtyard on Six Pines in The Woodlands, TX. She has worked at this location for three years and has an associate’s degree with a focus in early childhood education.  Check out our Q&A to learn more about Ms. Amy!   Why did you decide […]

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by Administrator | October 6, 2017 | Holiday Activities | Ideas

Let’s face it: It’s all too soon before your child only wants a store-bought, pop culture-character-of-the-moment Halloween costume. So, quick, before they get too old, dress them up in adorable coordinated costumes with their sibling(s), classmates, or even your entire family. (You’re never too old for a good Halloween costume.) Inspiration is everywhere: your family’s […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | October 6, 2017 | Child Development

One of the biggest questions parents ask while raising children is when to start toilet training. While there is no specific correct answer, most children are ready to start toilet training somewhere between the ages of 22 and 30 months. Some children can be ready earlier; other children may take longer to become interested. There […]

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by Administrator | September 21, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Melissa, the lead toddler teacher at The Children’s Courtyard in Concord, NC! She has been at this location for eight years and has nearly 25 years of experience in early childhood education! Read our Q&A with Melissa to learn more about her!   Why did you choose a career in early education? In […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | September 6, 2017 | Child Development

These days, many children have schedules that could challenge most CEOs. Their days start early, end late, and are full of organized activities. Sports practices, music lessons, playdates, and homework for school-age children can result in stressed-out, unhappy children—and parents. While parents want to prepare their children for the future, and believe they’re doing what’s […]

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by Administrator | August 18, 2017 | Holiday Activities

Today is National Potato Day! After all, how could there not be a day dedicated to them? Here are 5 fun facts about these tasty tubers!

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by Administrator | August 17, 2017 | Child Development

Being a kid can be tough sometimes. These 11 quotes are perfect to share with kiddos to encourage them to keep working hard at school, to be kind, and to embrace their uniqueness! “Be silly, be honest, be kind.” – Anonymous “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not […]

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