1. What to Expect From Our Preschool Child Development Program

    When it comes to a good preschool education, look no further than First Class Child Development to provide your kids with all of the tools they need to succeed. Open for children ages 3-5, our program is specifically designed to keep your kids learning all throughout the day in the way that makes the most sense for kids this age. After all, your children are turning into their own little people wi…Read More

  2. Benefits of Your Child Attending an Early Childhood Center

    Early childhood centers are designed to provide your child with all of the tools that they need to progress throughout their life — we focus on building their foundation. Though this has always been the case, there are still individuals that are hesitant to enroll their child in a childcare center. Today, we are going to touch on a just a few of the ways that enrolling your child in an early chi…Read More

  3. 5 Tips for Adjusting Your Child’s Sleep Schedule As School Starts Again

    It is not uncommon that a family’s sleep schedules will change when the kids are out of school each summer. Since their kiddos don’t have to get up super early, parents tend to get a little more lenient regarding what their child’s proper bedtime is. While this is fine when your kid doesn’t have to head to the classroom each morning, these changes in sleeping schedules can have a lasting i…Read More

  4. The Not-So-Terrible Twos – Reasons this Age is Great – Pt. 2

    In our last post, we started to discuss the many benefits that come along with having a two-year-old in your home. Sure, we touched a bit on ‘the terrible twos’ and how many parents can find themselves frustrated at the drastic change that occurs in their child between infanthood and becoming a toddler, but we don’t think it’s all bad. We covered the willingness two-year-olds have to love …Read More

  5. The Not-So-Terrible Twos – Reasons this Age is Great – Pt. 1

    Whether you are a new parent or you have had children before, you have likely been part of plenty of conversations with other parents that revolve around the dread of what is known as ‘the terrible twos’. This period can be quite the shock to moms and dads alike as their cuddling and smiling infant quickly turns into a tantrum-throwing toddler. While this may be the part of this stage of devel…Read More

  6. The Keys to Teaching Your Baby Language

    The Keys to Teaching Your Baby Language

    Infancy is an amazing and incredibly fun time to be a parent. However, that doesn’t prevent it from being overwhelming as well. There are so many things you are reading, listening to and being told that makes you think that you may not be doing everything you need to to be the best parent possible. Don’t worry, every new mom and dad feel this way when they first welcome a new member to their f…Read More

  7. Your Questions Answered About Parenting Styles

    Your Questions Answered About Parenting Styles

    Since we work with children every single day at First Class Child Development Center, we get a lot of questions from parents about parenting in general. As educators and child care providers, we may not always know the answer to these types of questions, but we always want to make sure we are being a helpful resource for the children we teach, as well as their parents. With this in mind, we have d…Read More

  8. How Can Block Play Improve Your Preschoolers Early Math Skills

    How Can Block Play Improve Your Preschoolers Early Math Skills?

    Blocks are one of the first toys that children begin to play with as they age.  Whether they are simply using them to learn the colors of each or stacking them to make miniature towers, children as young as six months love playing with blocks. An added bonus is that new studies are showing that playing with blocks during preschool years can lead to your child being higher achieving in math as far…Read More

  9. Cultivating Your Child’s Natural Curiosity

    Cultivating Your Child’s Natural Curiosity When They Aren’t At School

    As a parent, it’s likely that you have become very familiar with the endless string of questioning that comes from children as soon as they are able to put sentences together. While it can be quite annoying from time to time, this endless stream of questions is an expression of innate curiosity and wonder about the world that they are so new to. Plain and simple, children are curious at their ve…Read More

  10. Does Your Child Need Help With Their Homework?

    As a parent, you want to be able to help your child any time they are struggling with something. While you may think the time to help your child with their homework won’t come until they enter elementary school, you may be wrong. Some schools assign homework as early as kindergarten. Which means your child could need help with homework as early as kindergarten as well. Regardless of when homewor…Read More