There is no one right way to parent, no matter how many books you read. Choosing a parenting style is individualistic to yourself and your child. However, considering no one is born knowing how to be a parent, a little advice can go a long way especially when navigating uncharted waters. In our blog you can find well-researched, non-judgmental advice about situations that we’ve noticed can be tricky when it comes to child-rearing. Please feel free to take all, none, or some of it! At A World Of Discoveries, Columbia’s best child care center, we care about your children almost as much as you do and want to see our families thrive; we’re prepared and willing to help you and your family succeed in any way possible.

  1. Helpful Resources For Letting Go

    We’ve seen it before and we’re sure we’ll see it again. Unfortunately, with the way that our current economy is established, you can’t always spend as much time as you’d like to with your little one before going back to work. In some cases, you don’t get any time. Becoming a mother is a …Read More

  2. What To Look For In An Infant Child Care

    Trying to find infant child care can be stressful and overwhelming, especially for first-time parents. When looking for infant daycare programs, there are certain things that you will want to look for and things you’ll want to avoid. In this blog, we are going to review some of the qualities to lo…Read More

  3. Daycare Biting Incident

    Recently, at A World of Discoveries Daycare, a biting incident had occurred. Because many parents and guardians have expressed concern, we would like to address that situation. To start, we sincerely apologize that the incident occurred at our daycare center. We take any injury to a child in our car…Read More

  4. Tips For Easier Daycare Drop-Off

    For many parents, there aren’t many morning challenges quite like dropping off their young child at a local daycare, especially if it's for the very first time. The first day of daycare, or returning after spending time in school or at home, can be difficult for younger children and chaotic for th…Read More

  5. Prepare Your Kids for the Cold and Flu Season

    The new school year has finally kicked off! A new year of school brings a lot of excitement for both children and their parents, and while there are a lot of things to look forward to, there is one thing that we absolutely dread – the cold and flu season. As parents, during the flu season, it seem…Read More

  6. Are Your Children Getting the Sleep They Need?

    There are countless distractions that are keeping our children from getting the proper sleep they need. Sleep deprivation is an increasing trend with our kids. Babies, children, and teens all need more sleep than adults to support their physical and mental development. However, not getting a suffici…Read More

  7. Exercise Benefits For Kids

    When it comes to our kids, every parent just wants the best. Unfortunately, they do not come with a rule book. That means it's up to us, with our limited knowledge of the world and endless daily responsibilities, to give them all the tools they'll need to grow up into a responsible, productive adult…Read More

  8. How To Make Learning To Read Fun

    In our last post, we went over some of the benefits your child can reap from getting a head start on learning to read. Reading comprehension is a great skill that will continue to serve them throughout the rest of their lives. Luckily, learning to read can be a fun bonding experience for you and you…Read More

  9. Benefits to Starting Reading Early

    Every parent just wants the best for their little one; from day one to day 10001, there are a million different things they do to achieve that end. Well, we've got one more thing to add to the list: reading. There are a wide array of benefits to getting your child started on reading early. Some of t…Read More