1. Benefits of Scheduling Play Dates

    As the parent of a tiny tike, all you want is to do the very best for them and their development. By enrolling them in daycare, you’re already off to a fantastic start. While the time that your little one spends at daycare is definitely going to provide them with the socialization and foundation f…Read More

  2. Must Have Daycare Items as Seasons Change

    Welcome back to the Austin Kids Retreat blog! With the cold weather really settling in these days, we figured what better topic to write about than the change of seasons. As the individuals caring for your little ones, we want nothing more than to know that we are fully prepared for anything that co…Read More

  3. What Every Daycare Must Have

    As a parent, you go above and beyond to ensure the happiness and well-being of your child. So when the time comes to choose a daycare, you’re willing to spend endless hours trying to find the right one for your son or daughter. Our Austin child care team is here to tell you that this doesn’t hav…Read More

  4. Our Top Family-Friendly Summer Adventures

    Now that June is finally here, it’s time to start planning your summer adventures with the family! Here at Austin Kids Retreat, we know how much of a challenge it can be to find events suitable for all ages. Think of this latest blog post as your guide to summer in Austin (source: Do512 Family). R…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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