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05/15/2024

The Power of Friendship

Summer camp is much more than just fun!

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05/01/2024

Drowning is Preventable

How can you prevent drowning?

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04/15/2024

Outdoor Play is the Best!

The benefits are outdoor time are unlimited.

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04/01/2024

Have Courage to Report

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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03/03/2024

03/01/2024

When is Home Alone OK?

Spring Break Camp and Summer Camp vs Latchkey Kids

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02/16/2024

01/31/2024

01/15/2024

Free Parenting Classes

"How To Talk So Your Child Will Listen"

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01/01/2024

To Purge or Not to Purge

Is January a good time to reduce your child's clutter?

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12/15/2023

Setting goals is beneficial for all ages

Help your child start 2024 with a New Year's Resolution.

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12/01/2023

Even children react to holiday stress

Christmas isn't always a joyous occasion for little ones.

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11/15/2023

How young is too young for sports?

"Should I sign up my two-year-old for soccer?"

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11/01/2023

Dealing with Anger in Children

How can parents help children with feelings of anger?

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10/15/2023

Field Trip Fun

The highlight of summer camp is going on field trips!

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10/02/2023

Safety in Our Schools

All safety issues are taken seriously.

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09/15/2023

Manners Matter

Teaching children good manners starts early.

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09/01/2023

Are Daily Routines Important?

Children depend on consistent and predictable daily routines. Their sense of security relies on familiar adults and schedules. Even the smallest changes can cause stress.

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08/15/2023

Choosing a Preschool

Questions to Ask About Child Care

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08/01/2023

Back to School

If you're trying to prepare your child for going back to school, there are several things you can do to make this transition easier.

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07/12/2023

Do Children Suffer from Stress?

We all feel stress on occasion, even young children. As parents and educators, we can provide the tools necessary for children to cope with anxiety. Mindfulness is a wonderful way for children to learn how to deal with stressful situations. Learning these habits early in life makes it easier as an adult to handle difficult situations.

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06/30/2023

Swimming Safety

What is the golden rule in swimming?

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06/13/2023

Dads Matter

The relationship between fathers and their children has a profound impact on their long-term development. Children with fathers who are involved in their daily care are often more confident and have stronger connections with their peers. Healthy family attachments have positive benefits that last into adulthood.

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05/30/2023

Parenting Classes

How many times have you heard that parenting is the hardest job you will ever do? Parenting is challenging, even when your own parents did an outstanding job raising you. If you were raised in a dysfunctional environment, it's difficult to overcome those barriers and practice healthier parenting techniques.

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05/10/2023

Help Your Kids Find a Great After-School Activity With These Ideas

After-school activities are an excellent way for kids to explore their interests and make friends. However, not all children like sports or clubs. Fortunately, the world is a big place, and you're sure to find a hobby your kids love with these outside-the-box suggestions from Endless Discoveries Child Development Center. After-school activities are an excellent way for kids to explore their interests and make friends. However, not all children like sports or clubs. Fortunately, the world is a big place, and you're sure to find a hobby your kids love with these outside-the-box suggestions from Endless Discoveries Child Development Center.

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04/29/2023

Making Friends

Making friends is an important part of a child's social and emotional development. Friendships help kids build self-esteem and confidence, may provide a protective barrier against bullying, and teach important life skills such as cooperation.

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04/14/2023

Hugging

Every child has the right to decide who they feel comfortable hugging and when. It's important to give your child permission to politely say no if they don't want to hug or kiss someone. Help them find words to be able to express politely that they don't want to hug someone, such as "No thank you," "High five!," or "Fist bump instead?"

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03/31/2023

The Value of Children's Art

Give toddlers some crayons, and they start scribbling randomly. The more they scribble, the more they are able to control the crayon and its movements across the paper. As they learn to control their scribbling, they start creating shapes, which eventually become the shapes necessary to write the letters of the alphabet.

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03/15/2023

The Beauty of Down Syndrome

Every child is unique regardless of abilities or disabilities. Children born with Down syndrome may not reach milestones on the same schedule as other children, but that shouldn't diminish their accomplishments.

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03/01/2023

What is child-led learning?

Whether you choose public school, private school or homeschooling, there are ways that parents can make learning fun for their children by presenting subject matter naturally based on the child's interests.

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02/15/2023

What's the scoop on peanuts?

Peanut allergy is one of the most common causes of severe allergy attacks. For some people with peanut allergy, even tiny amounts of peanuts can cause a serious reaction that can even be life-threatening. For the safety of all children enrolled at Endless Discoveries, we strictly prohibit any food made with nut products.

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01/31/2023

What is the most difficult age to parent?

Your 2-year-old is definitely a challenge, and your 4-year-old knows how to try your patience, but they're nothing compared to your 8-year-old with unlimited attitude.

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01/15/2023

How to Ease Separation Anxiety

Every parent feels the dread of leaving a crying toddler with a caregiver, but there are effective ways to prepare your child for time away from mom and dad. Until he learns that he can rely on people other than family and feel completely safe when you leave, your child will likely protest even brief separations.

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01/01/2023

How does Endless Discoveries help children develop gross motor skills?

What exactly are gross motor skills? Gross motor skills are the abilities to move the large muscles in the body, such as the arms, legs and torso. Since every child develops at a different rate, our teachers make use of outdoor play to help children develop strength and agility, whether they are crawling, walking or running.

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12/16/2022

Does your child tell you about Circle Time?

Children look forward to Circle Time at Endless Discoveries Saginaw and Endless Discoveries Glen Rose, and we hope parents hear how much they enjoy it. This is a time for important social interactions and developing positive relationships through fun and engaging activities. It's also an opportunity for the teacher to address issues such as excessive talking because Circle Time structured activities keep kids occupied.

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12/01/2022

Are you choosing the right toys for your kids?

The staff at Endless Discoveries Child Development Center in Glen Rose and Saginaw are experts in the world of toys because we can observe children of all ages selecting their favorite toys on a daily basis. You might be surprised at the most sought-after toys in the classrooms.

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11/15/2022

Do you feed into your child's emotional outbursts?

If your child misbehaves, stay calm and give him clear instruction to stop misbehaving. "Stop throwing. Play with the toy on the floor."

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11/01/2022

Finding a Work/Family Balance

Is it possible to have a career and be actively involved with your family? Many moms have proven this is not only possible but also rewarding. Here are a few tips to make the "juggling act" a little easier.

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09/27/2022

Free-Range Parenting

What does the term "Free-Range Parenting" mean to you? It isn't about being permissive or uninvolved. It's about allowing kids to have the freedom to experience the natural consequences of their behavior. It's also about ensuring kids have the skills they need to become responsible adults.

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08/31/2022

Teaching Empathy

If we surround ourselves with people who are just like us, we have a tendency to have less empathy for others who are different. Empathy can be developed, and as parents, we have a responsibility to our children to guide them toward understanding how others feel and being compassionate. The core of empathy is curiosity, so when your child is curious about someone who is different, help him see the value in that person.

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08/25/2022

Self-Care Tips for Children

Self-care is a tool often used for adults to reset and prioritize their mental health, but it's important for young people to have that same opportunity. As a parent, you can look for ways to make self-care activities part of your daily routine in order to model those behaviors to the children. Self-care is a tool often used for adults to reset and prioritize their mental health, but it�s important for young people to have that same opportunity. As a parent, you can look for ways to make self-care activities part of your daily routine in order to model those behaviors to the children. From learning how to take care of the mind and body to practicing gratitude, there are multiple ways for both parents and kids to adopt self-care activities. Here are a few tips from Endless Discoveries Child Development Center on getting started.

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07/28/2022

Hydrate and Stay Healthy

This summer has been a scorcher in Texas, and dehydration is a serious health concern for all ages. The best drink choice for children over the age of 6 months is water. The health benefits of drinking enough water are innumerable, and kids should be encouraged to choose water instead of juice or soft drinks.

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07/01/2022

Persevering with Tweens

Pre-teen years can be challenging for parents as children are striving for more independence. One thing that is really important is a nutritious diet, and it is especially critical for a tween's overall physical and mental health. Pre-teens often have fluctuations in appetite, so try to provide a variety of healthy foods, and let them make choices on their own. Limit the snacks in the pantry, and encourage your tween to drink water instead of soft drinks.

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05/31/2022

It's the Little Things

Our goal as parents should be to guide our children toward self-sufficiency and independence. Life lessons can start when they are very young with age-appropriate chores. Allowing a toddler to help match socks gives them a sense of accomplishment. Waiting until the child is a teenager to teach basic life skills often is not effective, and the child ends up feeling overwhelmed by daily responsibilities.

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