Latest Posts

Kids playing in a pile of leaves

9 Great Fall activities for you and your kids!

  • 0 comments

The leaves are starting to change and will soon be dropping, and the air is getting that crisp autumn feel to it. Fall is one of the most fun times of the year, with lots to do in the cooler weather before the summer fades away from memory completely and it gets downright cold with

Read more
A baby in a witch costume for Halloween

Celebrate Halloween with these fun costume ideas

  • 0 comments

Halloween is right around the corner and while it’s adorable to see the little ones dressed up and walking around in their costumes, if your children are still babies, too small to walk around on their own, or just game to be a part of your costume with you, it’s a great chance for you

Read more
Baby swaddled in carrier

Ideas for new baby gear

  • 0 comments

It can be overwhelming as a new parent to figure out, amongst the sea of new baby gear that is available, what is really useful and needed, and what is just hype. While it’s good to be prepared ahead of time, there are an infinite number of things you could easily add to this list,

Read more
Toilet paper roll folded into a heart

5 Helpful tips for potty training

  • 0 comments

It’s a big deal for both the kids and the parents when it’s time for potty training. Being in control of their basic functions in this way is a major milestone in a child’s development and a parent’s parenting role, and it can be both exciting and sometimes frustrating. Here are some tips and ideas

Read more
Girl reading picture book

5 Quick tips for kindergarten preparation

  • 0 comments

Kindergarten is a major milestone in a family and child’s life. It’s also a major stepping stone for going from being around the home and family all or most of the time to entering the school system and being around other kids, students, teachers, staff, etc., for much more of the day. A prepared kindergartner

Read more
Colored pencils at Kids' Work Chicago daycare

The importance of preschool before kindergarten

  • 0 comments

Preschool is an early childhood education opportunity that kids age 3-5 can go to before beginning kindergarten and compulsory education. Sending your kids to preschool does a number of things to help your child to be prepared for kindergarten, and give them a strong start and smooth transition into the life of a student and

Read more
Child scaling climbing wall

Summer safety

  • 0 comments

Summer’s in full swing, school is out, the kids are free and ready to play, family vacations are planned, and there’s a whole new crop of seasonal fun to be had, but also risks and dangers to be aware of and protect your kids from. Here are some of the biggest things to keep in

Read more
Child sick and resting

Vaccines and preventable diseases – Part 2

  • 0 comments

This is Part 2 of our 2-part series on some of the different types of vaccines for children from birth-6 years of age, and some basic information about the preventable diseases they can protect your children from. You can see Part 1 here. Flu The flu is very common and can cause fever, muscle pain,

Read more
Bandaged Teddy Bear toy from Kids' Work Chicago Daycare

Vaccines and Preventable Diseases, Part 1 of 2

  • 0 comments

If you’re a parent, you’ve probably heard a lot of the buzz about vaccinations in the past few years. The array of diseases and vaccines can be confusing or overwhelming to new parents, but many daycare centers and schools will not admit children who have not been vaccinated, or aren’t planned to be, so it’s

Read more
Kids' Work Daycare Chicago facility

Daycare centers vs home daycare

  • 0 comments

When you are in need of childcare for your little one, there are a number of options for you to choose from. Previously we covered Au Pairs, what they are, what they do, what is involved with having one care for your child, and how they differ from nannies. If you are not looking for

Read more