1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. How Children Learn Through Play

    We talk a lot on this blog about the different ways children learn when they are first beginning their education. In fact, we have given a lot of advice concerning the very best ways to teach your child depending on their age and their interests. However, one of the topics we have not covered much is how children learn through play. Sure you can teach your little one a lot through reading to them …Read More

  5. Afterschool Care Can Increase Overall Learning

    For decades and more, parents have been trying to figure out the very best ways they can help their children to be the best and the brightest where their education is concerned. This is also why there have been so many studies conducted on this matter. Even researchers and scientists are beyond interested in what it takes for a child to rise above the average level of intelligence. The results of …Read More

  6. 10 Ways To Enhance Your Child’s Cognitive Development

    At First Class Child Development, we place a hefty emphasis on promoting cognitive development in every child who is enrolled in any of our classrooms. If you are not familiar with what cognitive development is, it is simply the way a child learns and acquires knowledge while interacting with their environment. As children age, they begin to gain different cognitive skills. However, participating …Read More

  7. How A Quality Day Care Can Benefit Your Child

    As much as you and every other parent on the planet would probably like to, you simply cannot stay at home with your child all day long. We know, it’s heartbreaking. However, once you are ready to get back to work it’s inevitable that you must find a childcare provider that you feel comfortable leaving your kid with. This is a very difficult choice for a large number of parents. Plain and simp…Read More

  8. Differences in Childcare Facilities & Home Day Care

    If you are unable to stay with your child throughout the day and are thinking of trying to find a good child care facility for them to attend, first off, let us just say “it’s okay.” We know the guilt that many parents experience when they have to leave their child in the care of someone else and it is completely normal. However, with that in mind, you need to make sure that you are comforta…Read More

  9. Does Talking To Your Baby Make An Impact?

    As an early childhood development center, First Class knows a lot about how to begin giving your child the learning skills he/she will need in the future. While you may think that your child doesn’t truly start developing actual learning skills until preschool begins, you would be mistaken. In fact, it is thought that a child begins building their learning skills before they are even born. This …Read More

  10. Biting and Other Undesirable Behavior From Your Toddler

    Toddlers are not always the easiest to deal with. After all, they are just becoming conscious of the decisions they are making and do not really know what adult rules and expectations for appropriate behavior are. With very little impulse control, this can lead to your toddler acting out in various ways such as hitting, biting, or refusal to do what you are asking of them. This can be extremely fr…Read More