Beyond the Classroom

Rediscover the wonders of the moon with your child and see it for what it really is: miraculous!

Lasso the Moon! Turn Your Child’s Wonder into a Fun Astronomy Lesson.

“Mooon! Moooooooon!” Do you remember the first time your son or daughter discovered the moon, pointed to the sky and started jumping up and down? Children constantly remind us that awe is all around—if only we take time to notice. The moon, especially, captures children’s imaginations. We as parents can encourage discovery, passion and be

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More women are working, more women are breastfeeding, and more employers are finding ways to support moms at work. Still, working and pumping can be a real challenge.

Modern Mothering: I Pump @ Work

The decision to breastfeed is a very personal one. Not everyone can (or wants to) breastfeed, and all moms deserve support no matter how they decide to feed their babies. When my son was born, I decided to give nursing a try. And let me tell you, in our case, it wasn’t easy. It took

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Take some time for yourself and soothe your soul with a warm cup of tea.

Tea Time for You Time: 5 Ways to Relax and Indulge

Rushing around lately? If you have young children at home, we already know the answer. It can be unbelievably hard to find time for yourself. That’s why we advocate making time to relax with something beautifully simple and simply beautiful—a cup of herbal tea. In Japan and England, tea drinking already is folded into the

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Reading Time With Grandma

Three Children’s Books that Celebrate Differences

Teaching respect for people who are different from us, whether in appearance, behavior, manner of speech, religion, or physical ability, begins early. It must. That’s why here at KinderCare, we embrace anti-bias education. We like how Louise Derman-Sparks and Julie Olsen Edwards describe the practice in their seminal textbook Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves:

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