1. The Best Mother’s Day Crafts For Kids

    With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what your little one could make for Mom. If you’re in need of some ideas to get your creative juices flowing, the child care team at Austin Kids Retreat has you covered. Here are seven fun Mother’s Day crafts, as ref…Read More

  2. What to Do With Your Child on Spring Break

    Now that the calendar has flipped to March, it’s time to start thinking about spring break. While your child might be tempted to sit on the couch for a week watching TV and playing video games, you want to make sure they get outside and enjoy some out-of-the-box activities, too. Here are ten fun s…Read More

  3. 5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Your Kids

    It’s hard to believe Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away. If you’re not sure how to celebrate this holiday with your children, the Austin Kids Retreat staff can help. Here are five ideas for making this Valentine’s Day a special one for both you and your little one: Make themed meals fo…Read More

  4. How to Prepare Your Child For Daycare

    After months of research, you’ve found the right child care center for your son or daughter. But now you’re dreading their first day and the separation anxiety that often comes with it. At Austin Kids Retreat, we want to help you and your child navigate this change as easily as possible. Here ar…Read More

  5. How to Keep Your Preschooler Happy During the Holidays

    The holiday season is officially upon us. For your preschooler, this time is often associated with fun presents, extra sweets, and family gatherings. Unfortunately, there will likely also be some moments when your son or daughter gets overtired or cranky. Here are five ways to ensure that your littl…Read More

  6. What to Look For in a Child Care Center

    It seems like daycares and child development centers are popping up all over Austin. With so many choices, how do you actually know which is the best option for your son or daughter? Here are a few things to look for in a child care facility: Safety Nothing is more important than the safety and well…Read More

  7. 5 Fall Activities For Preschoolers

    Cooler temperatures have finally arrived here in Austin. Whether you’ve lived in the area for a few months or a few decades, you know that autumn provides ample opportunities to spend time with family. We thought it would be good to list some fun fall activities for your preschooler in this post. …Read More

  8. How to Keep Your Child Healthy and Happy This School Year

    The 2018-19 school year is in full swing. As a parent, you will do everything possible to ensure the academic success of your child. So how can you keep your kiddos healthy and happy both inside and outside of the classroom? Here are a few things to keep in mind: Make sleep a priority Not only does …Read More

  9. 5 Summer Activities for Preschoolers

    It’s hard to believe we’re already several weeks into the summer. That means it’s time to get outside and create memories with your little one. Don’t forget though, that what seems like simple activities can actually help your son or daughter develop physical abilities such as hand-eye coord…Read More

  10. Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Child Development Center

    The 2017-2018 school year is gradually coming to a close. If you’re the parent of a toddler, now is the time to start looking at early childhood development centers in the area. What most parents don’t realize, though, is that not all preschools are the same. It’s imperative to do some indepen…Read More