A Mixed Bag of Indoor Activities for Toddlers

Toddlers can seem like they’re made of pure energy, especially when going outside isn’t an option. Whether due to wet or cold weather, the lack of outdoor liveliness can lead to cabin fever or just plain grumpiness. Fortunately, there are plenty of cures for toddler boredom. Some indoor activities for toddlers that can keep tots occupied add some fun and some elements of learning or help develop motor skills. Check out the following ideas for indoor play to keep your tyke occupied Read More »

Tips to Help Toddlers Adjust to a New Sibling

We are always happy to learn about growing families here at Adventure Learning Center, but your 2 to 4-year-old may have difficulty adjusting to a new sibling. This can especially be true of the oldest who has enjoyed the perks of being an only child. Adding a new member to the family can be an amazing time for your children. The following tips to help toddlers adjust to a new sibling may really benefit your family. Prepare the Older Child for the Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Caring for your Newborn

As you’ve no doubt discovered, newborns don’t come with instruction manuals. Luckily, you’ve got enough love to make it through these tough first weeks. Below, we’ve compiled some of the most common questions we get about newborn care here at Adventure Learning Center. Bathing and Grooming Your Bundle of Joy, From Head to Toe Let’s start with the umbilical cord. Whenever you change your baby’s diaper, gently wipe his tummy, but try to keep the cord dry. Don’t tuck it inside your Read More »

10 Ways to Raise a Grateful Child

Parents around the country are noticing an alarming trend. To put it bluntly, their wonderful kids turn into entitled jerks when Christmas rolls around! We know you don’t want your kid to be greedy or ungrateful. Now that the holiday season is here, however, you may be seeing less-than-ideal behavior from your little ones. How do you teach gratitude and humility to your kids when it’s the season of giving (or, in some cases, the season of more-more-more and me-me-me)? Gratitude Matters Read More »

Protecting Your Kids During Cold & Flu Season

The cold and flu season is hitting the region really hard this year. A number of factors help to make this yucky bug circulate quickly, including a virulent strain and a flu vaccine that wasn’t as effective as in years past. Cold weather and spending time indoors only helps this bug make its rounds. So what can you do to keep your family safe from sickness? We have some tips to help keep your little ones healthy this time of year. Protecting Read More »

Creating New Years Resolutions For Children

As the year draws to a close, it is only natural to reflect on the year. New Year’s resolutions always seem like a very adult thing with goals of losing weight or dropping a bad habit. So often these resolutions tackle negatives and very rarely last beyond February. But it doesn’t have to be that way. New Year’s Eve is a great way to reflect with your family on ways to make 2018 a happier year for your family. Here are some Read More »