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October 15, 2021 / Most Profitable Franchises
The Goddard School is listed as one of Franchise Business Review's Most Profitable Franchises.

October 5, 2021 / 2021 Top Franchises For Veterans Ranking
Entrepreneur ranks the top 150 franchises offering incentives and other programs to help veterans become franchisees

October 4, 2021 / The Goddard School of Gainesville Fall Festival
The Goddard School of Gainesville celebrated its fifth anniversary by hosting its popular Fall Festival.

October 4, 2021 / The 15 Most Profitable Franchises in the US
The 15 franchises you’ll find on this list are the ones with the highest profits in 2019 based on net profit data included in their Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).

October 1, 2021 / Franchise Times Top 400
See the annual ranking of the largest U.S.-based franchise systems by systemwide sales

October 1, 2021 / Childcare Franchise Opens First Nassau Location
The Goddard School of North Belmore opened its doors on Sept. 7, marking the franchise's first location in Nassau County.

September 27, 2021 / The Goddard School Opens Bentonville Location
Goddard Systems Inc., the franchisor of The Goddard School, will increase its footprint in Northwest Arkansas this fall when a fourth location opens.

September 22, 2021 / A Guide to Collin County Education & Childcare
Whether it’s daycare, preschool, public school, or private school, these are where your child will grow, develop, feel nurtured, and spend a large part of their day.

September 22, 2021 / The Goddard School of Gainesville Hosts Oct. 2 Fall Festival
The Goddard School of Gainesville will celebrate its fifth anniversary by hosting the popular Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 2.

September 18, 2021 / The Goddard School to Open New Katy location
The new Goddard School will have a student capacity of 162 with nine classrooms, an indoor gym and two shaded playgrounds.

September 17, 2021 / Time-Tested Tips for Reading with Your Kids
Reading with your children strengthens your bond with them, builds vocabulary and language skills, supports brain development, teaches life skills through conversations about the characters in the stories and so much more.

September 14, 2021 / Parenting Educator Has Quick Trick to Calm Kids When They Are Angry, But Not All Experts Agree
An Australian parenting educator's simple tip spurred lively conversation among parents and experts.

September 11, 2021 / How To Talk To Kids About 9/11
Be honest, and focus on how people came together to face the aftermath of September 11th.

September 10, 2021 / 5 Child Care Franchises We Love
With many saying “hasta la vista, baby” to WFH life, here are five of our favorite child care franchises poised for success during the pandemic and beyond.

September 9, 2021 / GUIDE: Private schools in Cedar Park, Leander
Private schools around Cedar Park and Leander offer a variety of specialized instruction, from different religious affiliations to various types of curriculum.

September 9, 2021 / How IFA Has Helped Sustain My Business
Over the last year and a half, we – small business owners and larger organizations alike – have had to and continue to navigate the pandemic together.

September 7, 2021 / Goddard School Students Donate to Friends of Breakheart Reservation
Students from the Goddard School made a donation to the Friends of Breakheart Reservation

September 7, 2021 / Grand Rapids Best Daycare Centers that Love Your Kids Like Their Own
As parents, we want to be sure our kids are safe and well taken care of when they are away from home.

September 1, 2021 / Another Goddard School Coming to Cumberland County
Work is underway on a new early childcare learning center in the Carlisle area

August 26, 2021 / The Goddard School is Coming to Murfreesboro in 2022
The Goddard School is breaking ground in Murfreesboro, TN to bring the play-based learning experience to area families by summer of 2022.

August 26, 2021 / Top 3 Preschools in Houston
Finding a preschool for your children can be difficult. Here are the top three preschools in Houston.

August 26, 2021 / Jennifer Cauthern Brings Quality Childcare Option to Fort Worth Families
Inspired by her love for children and desire to provide quality education and childcare services to area families, Jennifer Cauthern officially opened The Goddard School of Fort Worth (Northwest).

August 26, 2021 / Here Are The Best Daycares And Preschools In NoVA, As Voted By Readers
Whether you are looking for child care as you go back to work or want to give your children a head start in the classroom, these are the best places to start.

August 25, 2021 / The Goddard School of Avon
The Goddard School provides fun learning experiences for students

August 25, 2021 / Sign Your Kids Up for One of These Three Preschools in Atlanta
Here are three of the best preschools in Atlanta

August 25, 2021 / FDD Talk 2021: The Goddard School Franchise Review
Learn about The Goddard School's financial performance analysis, costs, fees, and more

August 24, 2021 / Goddard Systems, Inc. Presents 13th Annual Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship to Teeba Furat Marlowe from Concord, OH
Iraqi War Survivor Awarded $10,000 to Help Pursue College Studies in Medicine

August 24, 2021 / Goddard Systems, Inc. Presents 13th Annual Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship to Teeba Furat Marlowe from Concord, OH
Iraqi War Survivor Awarded $10,000 to Help Pursue College Studies in Medicine

August 23, 2021 / Best Preschool Education
The Goddard School is named one of the best preschools in Richmond.

August 20, 2021 / (10 of) 21 Franchising Predictions for 2021
Franchising faced challenges we never could have imagined this time last year, and while some businesses shut down completely or operated at reduced capacity, others were able to survive or even thrive. Either way, there were valuable lessons learned and, we hope, a renewed sense of purpose and optimism.

August 20, 2021 / Why Do Students Benefit From Summer Break?
Think back on childhood memories of summer playtime, adventure, leisure time to discover hobbies, and spending time with friends. Not only are these memories priceless, but the times we spent playing during the summer were actually fundamental to every aspect of developing into who we are today.

August 13, 2021 / The Importance of Family Support for Beginning Readers
How good school-home partnerships strengthen literacy

August 12, 2021 / Education Options
The Goddard School in Edina offers additional learning opportunities

August 8, 2021 / Memphis Mom Co | Guide to Preschools
The Goddard School is a trusted name among families

August 5, 2021 / New Preschool Being Built in North Bellmore
Passersby may have noticed The Goddard School being built at 1641 Bellmore Road. Nearing the end of its construction, the preschool will soon offer a unique spin on education to dozens of children.

August 5, 2021 / Childhood Education Expert Shares Tips on Getting Toddlers Ready for First Day of School
With the new school year approaching, many families will see their toddlers in school or day care for the first time

August 4, 2021 / Groundbreaking Held for New Braintree Development After Many Twists and Turns
With the construction of a new day care and preschool, the redevelopment of the intersection of Liberty and Grove streets is underway

August 4, 2021 / Goddard Systems, Inc. and Celebrity Focus, Inc. Win Two 2021 Skyline Awards from Public Relations Society of America
PRSA Chicago Chapter Honors ‘2020 Teacher Appreciation Week’ and ‘Parenting Under Five’ Videos 

August 2, 2021 / The Goddard School Under Construction in Rockwall
The Goddard School is under construction at a new location in Rockwall, TX

July 26, 2021 / Children’s Franchise Industry Report (2021)
A new appreciation for children's franchises

July 26, 2021 / Local daycare celebrates start of the Olympics with an opening ceremony
Students dressed in their best red, white, and blue and paraded around the playground with flags and signs

July 26, 2021 / The Goddard School coming soon to Trinity Falls area in McKinney
The Goddard School is under construction and projected to open in early 2022

July 20, 2021 / The Goddard School Builds Targeted Curriculum Around Great Works of Children’s Literature Focusing on Social-Emotional Development
This fall, The Goddard School introduces a targeted curriculum built around great works of children’s literature focusing on social-emotional development.

July 19, 2021 / The Goddard School Builds Targeted Curriculum Around Great Works of Children’s Literature Focusing on Social-Emotional Development
“Life Lesson Library” Teaches Five Educational Themes including Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills, and Responsible Decision-Making

July 12, 2021 / Goddard School Students Celebrate Graduating Pre-K
The Goddard School on Route 70 strives to make learning experiences memorable and fun

July 1, 2021 / Being and Playing Outdoors Matters for Young Children
How to help a child re-engage with nature

June 28, 2021 / The Goddard School Opens at 5401 North
New early childhood learning center opens in Raleigh and is now enrolling in Summer Learning program

June 25, 2012 / The Goddard School - 2021 Summer Learning Program
A structured summer learning environment offers several benefits for young children

June 23, 2021 / 7 Outdoor Activities for Young Children to Learn While Having Fun
Summer learning has a positive impact on young children’s social-emotional development

June 17, 2021 / Whitney Mooney – The Goddard School – Knapp’s Corner
Whitney and Sean Mooney opened the Knapp’s Corner Goddard School to bring quality, early childhood education to the area

June 4, 2021 / Children's Businesses Franchises
The Goddard School ranks #76 in Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise500

June 3, 2021 / Getting to know The Goddard School
The Goddard School located in Mt. Pleasant is featured on WCBD-TV (NBC Charleston) Living Local

June 1, 2021 / Goddard Systems, Inc. and Celebrity Focus, Inc. Win Coveted 2021 Public Relations Society of America Bronze Anvil Award of Commendation
‘2020 Teacher Appreciation Week’ Video Earns National Recognition from Leading Professional Organization

June 1, 2021 / Children's Products and Services Future-Proof Franchising
Children’s products and services franchises show a lot of growth potential for budding business owners.

June 1, 2021 / Best of Plymouth 2021
The Goddard School wins Best Private Preschool / Childcare

May 28, 2021 / How Parents Can Show Gratitude for Their Child’s Educator Every Day
Showing our appreciation of teachers

May 28, 2021 / Joyner named Goddard School’s regional Teacher of the Year
The Goddard School named Brittany Joyner from The Goddard School of Matthews a regional winner of the 2021 Teacher of the Year Awards

May 28, 2021 / Wyomissing Childcare Educator Awarded Regional 'Teacher of the Year' by Goddard School
Joanne Schultz of Wyomissing has been recognized by the Goddard School as a regional winner in the 2021 “Teacher of the Year” Program

May 28, 2021 / Goddard school teacher wins Teacher of the Year
Nelsy Milne, a teacher with The Goddard School of Cypress, has received the 2021 Teacher of the Year award from the Goddard School System

May 27, 2021 / Franchise Times® Executive Ladder
Goddard Systems, franchisor of The Goddard School, appointed Dennis Maple as chairman of the board

May 26, 2021 / The Goddard School Celebrates Opening Center Valley, PA
Play-based learning center hosts ribbon cutting to mark six months of being open in community

May 25, 2021 / McKinney teacher wins $5K award
A McKinney teacher has been recognized nationally and has won a $5,000 grand prize for her teaching

May 24, 2021 / Goddard Systems, Inc. Expands Teacher of the Year Program, Celebrating 12 Outstanding Early Childhood Educators From Across the Country
Hallie Brady from McKinney, TX is Awarded Grand Prize Winner

May 24, 2021 / Goddard Systems, Inc. Expands Teacher of the Year Program, Celebrating 12 Outstanding Early Childhood Educators from Across the Country
Hallie Brady from McKinney, TX is Awarded Grand Prize Winner

May 20, 2021 / Experts say year of distance learning was not a ‘lost year’ for students; pandemic also brought achievements
The Goddard School has heard from parents who are worried about what some are calling “the lost year.”

May 20, 2021 / The Goddard School® under construction in Rockwall
Groundbreaking ceremony held at site of future Goddard School

May 18, 2021 / Goddard Systems, Inc. CEO Dennis R. Maple Appointed Chairman
Focus on Strategic Imperatives Positions Goddard Schools for Long-Term Success Goddard Systems, Inc.

May 17, 2021 / Goddard School opens in Chino Hills
The Goddard School, a preschool franchise, is open in Chino Hills, the fifth Goddard School in the region and the eighth in California

May 17, 2021 / Dipti Singh Appointed to Goddard Systems Advisory Council
Inaugural Council Serves as Forum to Share Insights and Perspectives

May 17, 2021 / Bill Strickland Appointed to Goddard Systems Advisory Council
Inaugural Council Serves as Forum to Share Insights and Perspectives

May 16, 2021 / The 10 Best Learning Toys For Preschoolers
Toys for age-appropriate play to exercise developmental skills

May 14, 2021 / Shalini Dhiman Appointed to Goddard Systems Advisory Council
Inaugural Council Serves as Forum to Share Insights and Perspectives

May 12, 2012 / Philly nonprofit recognizes those restoring old buildings to former glory
Including the parking garage that's now a Goddard School

May 12, 2021 / Marc Zahirnyi Appointed to Goddard Systems Advisory Council
Inaugural Council Serves as Forum to Share Insights and Perspectives

May 11, 2021 / David Raye Appointed to Goddard Systems Advisory Council
Inaugural Council Serves as Forum to Share Insights and Perspectives

May 11, 2021 / Erika Hill Appointed to Goddard Systems Advisory Council
Inaugural Council Serves as Forum to Share Insights and Perspectives

May 6, 2021 / Goddard Systems, Inc. Announces Franchisee Advisory Council
Inaugural Council Serves as Forum to Share Insights and Perspectives

May 5, 2021 / Urban Air Adventure Park Signs 19 New Franchise Agreements in Past 90 Days
Indoor Adventure Park's Growth Fueled by Combination of New, Multi-Unit Franchisees Investing in Brand and Expansion of Existing Operators

April 30, 2021 / How Summer Learning Can Help Young Children
Goddard’s summer learning program gives children the opportunity to playfully get back to fun and familiar routines

April 30, 2021 / Repairing COVID-19's Effect on the Home-to-School Connection
How to rebuild parent-teacher communication as we come out of the pandemic

April 30, 2021 / The Goddard School Opens at The Trolley Yard in Worcester
 It is the first Goddard School in the city and the 15th in Massachusetts

April 29, 2021 / The Goddard School is Featured on Talk of Alabama
Chairman and CEO Dennis R. Maple and Dr. Helen Hadani discuss the importance of in-person summer learning

April 29, 2021 /  Helpful Tips to Enjoy Gardening With Kids
Enjoy these fun gardening activities and tips to enjoy planting and gardening with your kids

April 29, 2021 / Goddard School on PA live!
Chairman and CEO Dennis R. Maple and Dr. Helen Hadani discuss the importance of in-person summer learning

April 29, 2021 / The Goddard School: About Us
The Goddard School located in Mt. Pleasant is featured on WCBD-TV (NBC Charleston)

April 27, 2021 / Goddard Schools in Ponte Vedra Beach and St. Johns celebrated Earth Day
Students showed off outfits they created entirely from recycled materials

April 22, 2021 / Preschoolers at The Goddard School in North Ridgeville get planting for Earth Day
Lorain County youngsters got their hands dirty April 22 when they learned about conservation and how things grow

April 22, 2021 / Construction begins on Sun Prairie early childhood school
1848 Construction announced the start of construction for The Goddard School at 2550 Jenny Wren Trail in Sun Prairie

April 22, 2021 / Op-ed: It’s Not All Bad. Saved Buildings of 2020
This adaptive reuse project near Fitler Square transformed a dingy and crumbling 1925 parking garage into a modern learning environment

April 19, 2021 / People on the Move
Dennis R. Maple, Chairman and CEO at Goddard Systems Inc.

April 18, 2021 / Summer learning programs to help rebuild kids' social development
The Goddard School's new summer learning programs combine a structured environment with fun, academic and social development

April 16, 2021 / Keep your kids engaged over the summer with Goddard Systems, Inc.
The Goddard School offers summer learning for your youngsters

April 16, 2021 / This might be the perfect time for parents to take advantage of summer learning programs
Chairman and CEO Dennis R. Maple and Dr. Helen Hadani discuss the importance of in-person summer learning

April 14, 2021 / Lessons from the classroom: Helping young children and families move forward
Chairman and CEO Dennis R. Maple and Dr. Helen Hadani discuss the importance of in-person summer learning

April 14, 2021 / Lessons from the classroom
Time to talk about Summer Learning with the CEO of Goddard School/Brookings Institution Fellow Dennis Maple, the importance, plus benefits of structure, routine and safety protocols

April 9, 2021 / People on the Move
Goddard Systems, Inc., the franchisor of The Goddard School, has appointed Dennis R. Maple chairman of the Board

April 9, 2021 / Could Summer School Be the Answer to the Pandemic Academic Slide?
Summer school might be just the thing to help students who faced setbacks due to COVID-19—but the benefits go far beyond just education

April 6, 2021 / Goddard Systems, Inc. CEO Dennis R. Maple Appointed Chairman of the Board
Focus on Strategic Imperatives Positions Goddard Schools for Long-Term Success Goddard Systems, Inc.

March 30, 2021 / Child Tax Credits in COVID-19 Stimulus Could Provide an Opportunity to Stretch Your Childcare Budget
Temporary child and childcare tax credits in the American Rescue Plan could benefit prospective and current Goddard parents.

March 30, 2021 / Return of the Richly Connected Childhood
How parents can help their children re-enter the social world post-pandemic

March 24, 2021 / Students take virtual field trip to local hospital to learn how robots help surgeons
A group of learners experiencing technological advances in the operating room were closer to graduating kindergarten than college

March 17, 2021 / Best Daycare Franchise Opportunities for 2021
If you’re thinking about joining a franchise, then consider entering the daycare industry.

March 15, 2021 / The Goddard School Prepares for a Return to In-Person Summer Learning and Fun
Premium Childcare Provider Supports Parents with New Summer Curriculum, Familiar Routines for Kids

March 12, 2021 / ECEC Applauds Passage of the American Rescue Plan
ARPA offers COVID-19 pandemic relief to the childcare industry

March 4, 2021 / Goddard School of Worthington almost ready to open
New private preschool to open a new location at 6733 N. High St. in Worthington, OH

March 3, 2021 / The Goddard School Opens its Doors with Safety as a Priority
The new childcare and preschool in Alexandria is excited to provide a high quality experience to young learners

March 3, 2021 / Goddard students take a 'virtual field trip' to St. Elizabeth operating room
Doctors and nurses at St. Elizabeth worked with teachers at the Goddard School in Anderson Township to bring a little of the outside work to their youngest students

February 23, 2021 / $10M campus expansion in Morrisville aims to create one-stop shop for families
The owner of The Goddard School in Morrisville is expanding the campus to include a swim school, restaurant and more

February 12, 2021 / IFA Elects 5 New Members to its Board of Directors
Dennis R. Maple, President and CEO, Goddard Systems, Inc. Joins IFA Board of Directors

February 9, 2021 / COVID-19 education: Two private schools, two different approaches
Deemed essential, many childcare centers reduced enrollment to children of essential workers only

February 2, 2021 / Delightful Ways to Soothe Young Children During Lockdown
Optimizing family time together

February 2, 2021 / Bentonville's Executive Center changes hands for $6 million
The Goddard School is currently under construction in Bentonville

January 29, 2021 / For real progress, fund the humanities
National initiatives have incorporated STEM education into their programs for children as young as 6 weeks old

January 29, 2021 / Goddard School’s new Beachwood location enrolling students from 6 weeks to 6 years old
The Goddard School has opened at 3875 S. Green Road in Beachwood and is now enrolling students

January 21, 2021 / The Goddard School of Chattanooga Makes Health and Safety Their Top Priorities
On-site owner Parul Patel works to make sure every family enjoys a warm, positive experience

January 18, 2021 / Schools to get garden grants
Fifty-two schools across Arkansas were approved for funding through the Arkansas School Garden Grant Program

January 14, 2021 / Top Rated Education Franchises
Top franchises in the Education Category as rated by current franchisee satisfaction

January 14, 2021 / The Best Multi-Unit Franchise Opportunities
This year’s Top 50 Multi-Unit Franchises includes a wide variety of business types including real estate, food, fitness, business services, personal services, education, and more

January 14, 2021 / The 200 Best Franchises to Buy in 2021 - Ranked, Reviewed, Recommended
Franchise Business Review’s annual Top 200 Franchises ranking highlights the best franchise opportunities based on owner satisfaction

January 14, 2021 / Most Profitable Franchises
This year's Most Profitable Franchises went through some very stringent criteria

January 12, 2021 / Dennis R. Maple Elected to the International Franchise Association’s Board of Directors
Goddard Systems, Inc. President and CEO Joins Board of World’s Largest Franchising Organization

January 12, 2021 / Dennis R. Maple Elected to the International Franchise Association's Board of Directors
Goddard Systems, Inc. President and CEO Joins Board of World’s Largest Franchising Organization

January 11, 2021 / IFA Elects 5 New Members to its Board of Directors
New board members are drawn from a world class set of franchisors and franchisee

January 5, 2021 / Bridgeland welcomes The Goddard School
Early childcare education provider, The Goddard School, will open in master-planned community Bridgeland in mid-year 2021

January 4, 2021 / 21 Franchising Predictions for 2021
Franchising Thought Leaders Share What They Expect in the Coming Year

January 1, 2021 / Noteworthy Snapshot
Newly opened Goddard School in Edina hosted its ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 21

November 20, 2020 / The Goddard School® Launches New Video Series, Providing Valuable Resource to Parents
‘Parenting Under Five’ taps into knowledge of health and wellbeing medical experts to help parents make informed decisions about childcare.

October 8, 2020 / Lessons from the classroom! Doctors share advice for parents about childcare and school
Whether it's virtually or in person, there's no doubt that kids and parents are facing very different routines

October 8, 2020 / The Goddard School Interview
Like everyone else affected by the pandemic, The Goddard Schools have learned

October 5, 2020 / The best water tables for kids, according to experts
Water tables are a great way to occupy kids outdoors 

October 5, 2020 / Keeping schools going and children learning despite the pandemic
As the nation heads cautiously into the fall season

October 1, 2020 / 29 Halloween Safety Tips That Are Doctor-Approved
Keeping safety in mind is important every Halloween

September 30, 2020 / Doctor, education CEO share ‘Best Lessons Learned’ from pandemic for parents, children
A pediatric doctor and the CEO of Goddard Schools joined CBS 58 to share the lessons

September 30, 2020 / The “best lessons” we are learning to keep our schools moving forward and enable children to continue learning
Health and safety protocols parents should look for and how to prepare children emotionally for new routines and schedules.

September 29, 2020 / Should We Worry About Children's Mental Health During COVID?
In six months, we’ve moved from intense worry about a sudden mysterious threat to our families

September 8, 2020 / Teachers Reveal the Big Ways Their Classrooms Have Changed This Fall For the Pandemic
Here are just some of the ways teachers are having to reconfigure their classrooms

September 4, 2020 / Help Your Child Have a Successful Remote School Year with These 5 Things
When the coronavirus cleared out classrooms in the spring of 2020

August 26, 2020 / How the Pandemic is Strengthening Father-Child Relationships
On a recent telehealth check-up with a six-year-old patient and her father

August 20, 2020 / The Goddard School® Presents the 12th Annual Anthony A. Martino  Memorial Scholarship to Outstanding Goddard Graduate from Portland, OR
Breanna Guo was awarded $10,000 to help her pursue college studies in liberal arts

August 10, 2020 / Waivers, limited class sizes, and 'indoor shoes' are just some of the ways private preschools are planning to reopen in the fall
Some preschools are ready to reopen with new guidelines and procedures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 

August 6, 2020 / Everything You Need for Remote Learning (for Every Type of Kid)
As back-to-school season approaches, so too comes the reality that many students..

July 31, 2020 / How to Go "Back to School" During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Here, experts share tips to set your child up for success when going back to school during COVID-19. 

July 29, 2020 / Separation Worries Could Be Significant as Schools Reopen
As I was physically distancing (my preferred term since the other one seems anti-social) from the young family...

July 27, 2020 / The Best Toys for 3-Year-Olds — That Even Your Angsty Threenager Will Love
More needs to be said about the complexity of 3-year-olds

July 13, 2020 / What Experts Think About Reopening Schools
It’s going to be back-to-school time soon, but will children go into the classrooms?

July 7, 2020 / Do Babies Understand Facial Expressions? Experts Explain
Infants spend a lot of their time in your arms or very close by, gazing at your face in amazement.

July 2, 2020 / Expert Tips For Teaching Your Kids to Speak Up Against Racism
In kids, racism can be less obvious

June 25, 2020 / The Best Toddler Toys to Get Kids Through the Terrible Twos
We know that children learn through play, especially the youngest toddlers and preschoolers...

June 25, 2020 / How the Pandemic Affects Young Children’s Emotional Health
I was not expecting Tommy’s father to say, “Doc, I’m not sure that a hyperactivity attention diagnosis is right.

June 16, 2020 / When Do Toddlers Start Playing Pretend? Experts Explain
Playing peek-a-boo and stacking blocks are great and all, but when you're parenting a baby

June 4, 2020 / How Parents Can Help An Anxious Kid
You want to gently introduce children to their fears instead of just throwing them in there.

June 4, 2020 / The best playhouses for kids, according to experts
As a kid, it doesn’t get much better than having a miniature house to call your own. 

May 21, 2020 / What Kids Learn from Water Play and 7 Fun Activities to Try This Summer
Playing with water is not only fun, but it can improve a child’s physical and cognitive development. 

May 20, 2020 / Parents, Stop Worrying About These 5 Things During The Pandemic, Experts Say
On top of worrying about the health of friends and family during this pandemic

May 15, 2020 / Kids Are So Over Zoom. Here's What To Do About It.
Video calls can be a harsh reminder of the sudden changes in your child's life.

May 14, 2020 / 12 fun outdoor toys for toddlers, including kiddie pools, water tables, scooters, and tricycles
Many kids love to explore the great outdoors

April 28, 2020 / 18 outdoor toys and games for kids of all ages
It can be hard to get kids off screens and into the great outdoors.

April 24, 2020 / 7 Ways to Exercise at Home With a Toddler or Preschooler
At home with a rambunctious toddler or preschooler?

April 22, 2020 / 8 Surefire Signs That a Toy Won’t Last
The best toys have a lot in common. So do those that won't stand the test of time.

April 21, 2020 / Why Cooking With Kids Is Worth The Effort - And How to Get Started
When rainy days, a lack of plans, or a global pandemic keeps you inside with kids heading to the kitchen 

April 2, 2020 / This Eye Contact Trick Will Help Prevent Your Toddler from Running Away from You
A month ago I was at the playground for a quick catch-up with my friend and her toddler.

April 1, 2020 / 10 Ways to Talk to Your Kids about Coronavirus without Scaring Them
With COVID-19 being front and center in everyone’s minds

April 1, 2020 / The Best Outdoor Toys for Kids, According to Experts
Spring is upon us, and now is usually the moment when parents are thinking about how to get their kids out of the house, away from the screens, and into the fresh air. 

March 24, 2020 / So…Can My Kids Have Playdates Right Now?
Currently, it feels like the rules of life—and parenting—are being rewritten every day, thanks to coronavirus and the efforts under way to stop it.

March 20, 2020 / How to Help Your Quarantined Kid Learn Without Driving Yourself Crazy, According to Experts
As of Friday, March 20, the coronavirus pandemic has caused 45 states to close their schools, according to Education Week. 

February 20, 2020 / The Last Word on Homeschooled Children and Their Social Skills
Why and how our worry about these children needs to end.

January 30, 2020 / 5 Best Fitness Trackers for Kids in 2020
Top activity trackers for toddlers, tweens, and teens! 

January 9, 2020 / CEO Dennis Maple Designs New Curriculum for Growth At Goddard School Franchisor
Dennis Maple comes from a family of educators.

 

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