Articles on Child Care and More

Long & Interesting Giraffe Facts for Kids

Giraffes are one of the tallest mammals in the world, at least if you were to measure them from the neck down! Found in Africa, they are fascinating creatures that were first described in ancient texts as looking like horses[…]

0 comments

Sunny & Interesting Hawaii Facts for Kids

Hawaii is best known as one of the US states, but we bet there’s a whole lot you didn’t know about the state of Hawaii. Did you know that they were first incorporated into the United States in August, 1959?[…]

0 comments

Creative Heart Puns That Will Make Your Heart Throb

Hearts are something that all of us have in us, except for maybe the Scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz. If you have some heart, have a look at some of the best creative heart puns that will make your[…]

0 comments

Interesting & Educational Hippo Facts for Kids

Hippos are one of the creatures that most often have their names shortened, just because people can’t say hippopotamus all the time! Did you know that hippos can mostly be found in East Africa – and they’re one of the[…]

0 comments

Deep & Interesting Jellyfish Facts for Kids

Once you think you know everything about the ocean, something might just come out of the waters to surprise you – and that thing could be a jellyfish! Did you know that jellyfish isn’t really a jelly or a fish[…]

0 comments

Fun & Scary Komodo Dragon Facts for Kids!

If you ever have a look at an old enough map, one of the first things you’ll see is the warning Here Be Dragons – but today, we know that there weren’t really dragons in these areas, but that mapmakers[…]

0 comments

20+ Fun & Educational Lion Facts for Kids

Lions are one of the most interesting animals in the world, and they’re certainly famous as one of the African Big Five – together with other great African animals such as the buffalo. As the King of the Jungle, the[…]

0 comments

Fun & Interesting Lizard Facts for Kids

Lizards are one of the most amazing and interesting creatures we share the planet with. There are about 5, 600 different types of lizard species in the world – and each one of them has specific characteristics that makes it[…]

0 comments

Interesting & Historical Maryland Facts for Kids

Maryland is one of the states of the US, and it’s a state that can be said to be one of the most historical states in all of America. As one of the original thirteen states, the state of Maryland[…]

0 comments

Interesting & Educational Venus Facts for Kids

Venus is one of the most interesting planets in our whole solar system, and it was named after the Roman Goddess of love, Venus – which the Greeks referred to in their equivalent myths as the Goddess Aphrodite. Did you[…]

0 comments

Why Do Kids Eat Boogers?

Eating boogers is one of the uncomfortable habits that many children display from a young age – and some unfortunate adults seem to hang on to! Many parents aren’t sure what to do when their children start to dig for[…]

0 comments

50 Creative Poker Puns for Kids

Card games can be hilarious, if you have the right friends and a sense of humor – who knows, you might even get a royal flush and walk away with the chips! Poker is one of the best games you[…]

0 comments

Creative Gnome Puns That’ll Make You Lose Your Hat!

Gnomes are ancient mythical beings that have been part of human stories for thousands of years. Gnomes are also extra famous as being one of the most purchased garden features of all time – and if flamingos aren’t your thing,[…]

0 comments

20+ Interesting & Fun Wolf Facts for Kids

Wolves are an ancient species, and the genetic line from which all domestic dog species are said to have originated. Wolves are fascinating animals, and they have been the stuff of myth and legend for thousands of years – but[…]

0 comments

Interesting & Unique Zebra Facts for Kids

Zebras are one of the animals that you are most likely to find in the African savanna, though they can occur naturally in several parts of the African continent. Did you know that the stripes are as individual on every[…]

0 comments

Interesting Volcano Facts for Kids

Volcanoes are one of the most interesting parts of nature that we have to observe, but they can also be one of the most dangerous – and the world’s active volcanoes have the potential to wipe out entire sections of[…]

0 comments

70+ Grate Carrot Puns for Kids

When was the last time you had a good, proper look at a carrot and just burst out laughing? Carrots are one of the funniest vegetables around! If you don’t believe us, just have a look at what we have[…]

0 comments

50+ Creative and Funny Lion Puns for Kids

Lions are a lot of fun, and lions can be absolutely hilarious if you have a great sense of humor (and some websites that can show you the way to the best lion puns you’ll find anywhere on the internet.[…]

0 comments

Snake Puns for Kids That’ll Make You Curl Up with Laughter

Snakes are one of the funniest animals in the entire animal kingdom. If you don’t believe us, just watch a video of a python trying to tell another animal a joke by whispering in their ear and giving them a[…]

0 comments

50 Things to Do When Bored for Kids of All Ages

“Hey, I’m bored!” is a sentence that most parents all over the world have to listen to at least a few times every year – and this generally continues for kids of all ages who don’t know how to fill[…]

0 comments

Creative Teacher Puns That Are Everything They’re Chalked Up to Be!

Let’s share some appreciation for all the world’s teachers – even if they’re the ones who give us tons of homework to take home every day! The world wouldn’t be the same without teachers in it, and teachers need a[…]

0 comments

Creative Hot Dog Jokes for Kids That’ll Have You in Rolls

Hot dogs can be pretty funny if you think about it for long enough. If you don’t believe us, then just take a closer look at our list of great hot dog jokes that will simply have you in rolls![…]

0 comments

Creative Superhero Trivia for Kids

We sure all love superheroes! How well do you know your way around the Marvel and DC Universes? Can you tell which superheroes were first released – and can you guess the real names of some of the lesser-known Marvel[…]

0 comments

When Do Kids Start Losing Teeth?

We all know that most people start to lose their baby teeth as children, although most people can’t say that they remember back far enough to know which age this process started out – or which order these teeth went[…]

0 comments

Why is My 3 Year Old So Mean & When to Worry About It?

We might have all heard of the terrible twos, but the age that comes right after two is sometimes the most difficult age for many parents to deal with. If your three year old has become a tyrant who wants[…]

0 comments

100 Cool Hobbies for Teens (Girls & Boys)

Teenagers can be fussy when it comes to a lot of things, including what they like to do in order to stay busy. If you have a teenager to entertain, take some tips from our list – and never wonder[…]

0 comments

Fun & Interesting Eagle Facts for Kids

Eagles are one of the most fascinating creatures that you could look up and see today. Did you know that there are more than 60 different types of eagles in the world? Did you know that the booted eagle is[…]

0 comments

Unique & Interesting Duck Facts for Kids

Ducks are one of the most interesting animals we share the world with, and there’s a lot you might not know about ducks even though you might have seen plenty of them before. Did you know that there are approximately[…]

0 comments

Funny Dragon Puns That Will Fire Up Your Day

Dragons might not be around today, but if you take a look at old maps, they say loud and clear that Here Be Dragons. Maybe the old map writers weren’t wrong! Here are some of the best funny dragon puns[…]

0 comments

Unique & Weird Dolphin Facts for Kids

Dolphins are one of the most unique, interesting creatures in the animal kingdom. Found in most of the world’s oceans, dolphins are one of the most intelligent creatures you can find – and scientists are still keeping a close eye[…]

0 comments

80 Creative Dinosaur Puns That Will Make You Roar

Dinosaurs like the great, feathered T-Rex haven’t been around for thousands of years now, but we can still have a laugh about dinosaurs today. If you don’t like dinosaur puns, then we guess you’re just a ‘saur loser! Dinosaurs all[…]

0 comments

25 Fun & Interesting Facts About Cows for Kids

Cows are one of the most common farmed animals in the world, and they’re also the source of most of the world’s milk – with goat’s milk being a close second on the list. Cows are great! Did you know[…]

0 comments

35 Creative Corn Puns That Will Make You Pop!

Corn is one of the world’s most commonly cultivated crops, and it might also be one of the world’s only crops that can be so funny that you’ll just want to pop from laughter! Whether we’re talking about corn or[…]

0 comments

30 Funny Crow Puns That Will Make You Caw

Crows are one of the most interesting birds on the planet, and they come together in groups that are called a murder of crows… No kidding! Crows can be scary sometimes, but they can also be one of the funniest[…]

0 comments

35 Interesting & Wacky Facts About Colorado for Kids

The state of Colorado is known as one of the Mountain States, and it’s also called the Mile-High State because of its elevation above sea-level – which has been measured at exactly one mile! Did you know that the official[…]

0 comments

30 Interesting Chimpanzee Facts for Kids

Did you know that chimpanzees are one of the animals that humans share the majority of our DNA with? Chimpanzees are one of the most interesting animals on the planet, and they are what this post is all about. Have[…]

0 comments

35 Fun & Strange Butterfly Facts for Kids

Did you know that there are more than 18, 500 butterfly species in the world – and that we’re still discovering more of them? Here are the most mind-blowing butterfly facts for kids, including some of the best fun and[…]

0 comments

45 Cute Bunny Puns That Will Put the Hop in Your Step

Bunnies are great as pets, and the cartoon character of Bugs Bunny is one of the most famous cartoon rabbits of all time. Have you noticed that they also have the rabbit of being pretty funny sometimes, if you don’t[…]

0 comments

30 Cute and Creative Balloon Puns for Kids

Balloons aren’t just great for birthday parties, but they can be funny on absolutely any day of the year! We have some of the best cute and creative balloon puns for kids, including one-liner balloon puns, balloon puns that play[…]

0 comments

25 Interesting Antarctica Facts for Kids

Welcome to Antarctica: it’s one of the coldest places on the planet, but this fifth largest continent also happens to be one of the most interesting. Did you know that temperatures in Antarctica can drop to far below 100 degrees[…]

0 comments

35 Creative Egg Puns That Will Make You Flip!

Some people prefer their eggs scrambled, others prefer their eggs to be sunny-side-up as the saying goes. Eggs are one of the world’s most popular food ingredients, and they are something that you can get out of chickens, ducks, quail…[…]

0 comments

Sassy Grandma Names for Special Grandmas

If you have a special grandma in your life (or if you are about to become one!), it’s time to think about the best grandma names. What do you remember calling your own grandmother? What weird or interesting grandma names[…]

0 comments

45+ Creative Orange Puns That Will Brighten Your Day

It’s a common myth that there’s nothing that rhymes with orange, but this isn’t quite true. There are many things that rhyme with the word orange – if you close your eyes and wish really, really hard for it. Here[…]

0 comments

40+ Mind Blowing Fox Facts for Kids

Foxes are one of nature’s most fascinating creatures. We’ll bet that there’s a lot you don’t know about the humble fox, their habitat and their habits. For example, did you know that foxes share a lot of their traits with[…]

0 comments

40+ Interesting Shark Facts for Kids

Sharks… Even if you think you know all there is to know about sharks so far, you probably haven’t heard these interesting shark facts before. Here are some of the best interesting shark facts for kids, including simple shark facts,[…]

0 comments

50+ Creative Pancake Puns That Will Make You FLIP!

Pancakes are one of the world’s favorite breakfast foods. The humble, round pancake is also a great topic for creative puns, funny one liners, love puns, puns for Instagram and dirty pancake puns. Need a laugh? Here are some of[…]

0 comments

24 Birthday Party Ideas for 5-Year-Olds

All parents want their kids to experience a memorable 5th birthday party. Although all their birthdays are important and meaningful, you’ll try to do your best to see your kid smiling and having fun in their fifth year around the[…]

0 comments

8 Interesting Facts About Angry Birds Characters

Whether you have a kid or an adult yourself, you’ve probably heard of one of the most popular and addictive games – Angry Birds. You can play Angry Birds anywhere and at all times, but what you might not know[…]

0 comments

13 Fun and Engaging Outdoor Games for Kids of All Ages

Getting kids to play outside is essential. Outdoor play helps cultivate physical health in children. If your kids are under school age, research shows that they need at least 180 minutes per day moving around in physical activity. At least[…]

0 comments

111 Would You Rather Questions for Kids (Multiple Topics)

Would you rather is a fun game that requires two or more players. The first player asks the second player a question that requires them to make a choice. You can use would you rather questions for kids as an[…]

0 comments

105 Words of Encouragement for Kids (Various Situations)

Encouraging your child to stay positive, develop their potential and work hard can be tough in today’s hyper-competitive, fast-paced world. Research has shown that using positive reinforcement in words and actions benefit kids and build their self-esteem. How to Encourage[…]

0 comments

180 Fun and Silly Truth or Dare Questions for Kids

Truth or dare is a fun party game. It’s also a great way to keep the children busy during a rainy afternoon and could become one of your favorite family traditions. Here are some questions and ideas to keep the[…]

0 comments

103 Funny and Interesting Tongue Twisters for Kids

Tongue twisters are difficult to pronounce because they combine unusual sounds. Researchers found that mixing regular words with unexpected rhythms made for some challenging tongue twisters. Tongue twisters for kids are a great way to work on pronunciation and vocabulary.[…]

0 comments

42 Fun and Interesting Facts About the Sun for Kids

Studying the Sun is fascinating. It sustains life on Earth by emitting light and warmth and is also the reason why there are seasons on Earth. Here are some interesting statistics and sun facts for kids.   Source: Andrew Caw[…]

0 comments

15 Fun and Interesting Elephant Facts for Kids

When a child finds a new interest, it’s always fun to be able to explore it with them, and present them with the tools to dig deeper and learn more. If you know a kid who has expressed an interest[…]

0 comments

3 Steps to Protect Your Family Financially

Most people want the best for their families whether it’s quality time spent together, protection against physical threats or safeguarding their financial security. Your family needs you for emotional, physical and financial support regardless of whether you work or stay[…]

0 comments

Static Electricity Discovery Tube Craft

I have made a lot of things for my buddies over the years and this is, by far, my favourite creation. I had tagged along with my husband on a trip to Industrial Plastics and Paint. I was like a[…]

0 comments

Using Batman to Teach Your Kids Courage and Determination

Before Batman became the Caped Crusader, he was just a kid with huge obstacles that he needed to overcome. Even as an adult, he must manage to be a super hero with no super powers. Through sheer courage and determination,[…]

0 comments

Chilling Out: 12 Ways to Take Care of Yourself

by Nancy Price You’re pregnant! When times are busy and stressful, don’t forget that you have an unrestricted license to put your needs first! ePregnancy’s Editor, Nancy Price, shows you how to take good care of yourself and that baby[…]

0 comments

What is a Co-Dependent Parent?

by Susie Duffy, M.A. How does a parent balance the fine line of motivating, helping and supporting their child without becoming overly involved? Further, what is the difference between trying to control your child’s decisions and behaviors versus guiding them[…]

0 comments

Easy Main Dish Recipes Kids Will Eat

Looking for easy to make recipes that are quick, nutritious, inexpensive, and that your kids will actually eat? Read on…. Roadside Potatoes 16 oz frozen hash browns 1/4 cup melted butter 1 small onion minced 1/2 cup each cheddar and[…]

0 comments

How to Handle a Biter?

by Brenda Nixon “Don’t bite!” Ever say that in your classroom? Early Childhood teachers often find themselves in situations of biting and wonder how to correctly handle it. I’ve heard every cure from “bite ‘em back” to spraying a tot’s[…]

0 comments

Swimmer’s Ear

Also known as Otitis Externa, “swimmer’s ear” doesn’t only occur in swimmers’ ears. Otitis externa is an infection, usually fungal, in the external ear canal that connects the eardrum with the outside of your body. The space we typically get[…]

0 comments

Calming Tips for Hyperactive Children

Parents of hyperactive children know the “Would you please just settle down?!” phrase well, and likely use it on a regular basis. There are a number of tips to help parents settle their hyperactive child down. These quick tips and[…]

0 comments

The Best Children’s Books of the Century: 1900-1950

 Books shape our lives–especially the books we read as children. How many of us are reminded of The Secret Garden when we see a leggy rosebush in the winter? And how many fondly recall Rat in The Wind in the[…]

0 comments

The Best Children’s Books of the Century: 1951-1999

We cried when we read Charlotte’s Web, were completely transported by A Wrinkle in Time, and were nudged into adolescence with Are You There God, It’s Me Margaret. The following novels, written between 1951 and 1999, mark only a few[…]

0 comments

Games Big Kids Can Play with Younger Siblings

Siblings may not always want to play with each other. But even a few minutes a day can be a wonderful bonding experience for both of them. Birth to Six Months Funny Faces Babies as young as one month will[…]

0 comments

How to Keep Your Toddler Entertained While Homeschooling

By Linda J. Coyle Tip #1: Divide and conquer! It is a fact that children have too many toys and that they usually have too many toys out at one time. I have seen the look of confusion on my[…]

0 comments

Homemade Craft Recipes

You can find tons of fun and engaging homemade craft recipes for your toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners. Our activities are widely used by teachers, moms, dads, child care providers and more! Pudding Fingerpaint Any type of instant pudding & water[…]

0 comments

Tips for Great Portraits for Children

Birthdays, holidays, starting a new grade, recitals – there are many reasons to take the kids for professional portraits. Follow these tips for the best portraits possible.  Pick a studio with well trained, experienced photographers. Make an appointment during your[…]

0 comments

Marshmallow Peeps Recipes

  Just Hatched From Just Born Make decorating a Sweet Experience with Marshmallow Peeps! Caution: Some of these recipes involve the use of craft supplies such as glue. Please do not allow any children to consume Marshmallow Peeps that have[…]

0 comments

Mom’s Day Out Program

Have you ever wanted to start you own day care but hated the long hours? Here is a possible solution with a built-in breaks between shifts to catch your breath. Set up a part-time day care program and cater to[…]

0 comments

When Your Child Comes Home Messy….

Red paint in the hair? Blue paint on the jeans? Sand in the shoes? Peanut butter on the favorite shirt? White socks that look brown? Sleeves a little bit damp? YOUR CHILD probably… worked with a friend solved a problem[…]

0 comments

GENERAL

The Best Children’s Books of the Century: 1900-1950
The Best Children’s Books of the Century: 1951-1999
How to Keep Your Toddler Entertained While Homeschooling
Using Batman to Teach Your Kids Courage and Determination
What is a Co-Dependent Parent?

More General Articles

 

PROVIDERS

Developmentally Appropriate Activities for All Ages
Child Care Ethics
Creative Ways to Promote your Home Child Care Center
Child Care Record Keeping for Day Care
Child Care Equipment

More Providers Articles

 

BIRTH STORIES

Eric’s Birth Story
DJ’s Birth Story
Timothy’s Birth Story
Alexandria’s Birth Story
Stuart’s Birth Story

More Birth Stories

 

BREASTFEEDING

Uterine Contractions
Milk Ejection Reflex (Letdown)
Breastfeeding a 2 to 6-month-old Baby

More Breastfeeding Articles

 

MOM’s POINT OF VIEW

What are Bonding Moments?
Your Home Daycare: The Block Center and The Manipulative Center
Single Moms and Sons
A Mother’s Fantasy Kitchen
From The Mouths of Babes: A Teen Pregnancy

More Mom’s POV Articles

book