For Parents

Potty Training 101

Congratulations! Your child is about to enter a milestone time of development in his or her young life: the age of potty training. And congratulations to you too! You’ve made it through the years of dirty diapers, excessive laundry and lugging the diaper bag throughout town. Soon you will begin that carefree period of potty [...]

Tummy Time

When you lay your baby down to sleep, you’re careful to put him or her on her back for safety reasons, but that doesn’t mean that your son or daughter should spend all of their time face up. Tummy time is actually an integral part of mental and physical development for your baby. In addition, [...]

I’M NOT HAPPY!!!!! Managing temper tantrums & Melt-downs.

There are few things that pack more fury than a child’s temper tantrum. Screaming, crying, kicking, hitting, biting, holding their breath—kids pull out all the stops when they’re trying to express their frustration, anger, jealousy or sadness. When it occurs at home, it’s a hassle. When it occurs in public, it’s a downright nightmare. Here [...]

How To Add To Your Child’s Bank Account

Caught your eye, with that title, didn’t I? Well, I’m not talking about money, but something just as valuable—your child’s language bank.  From the moment of birth, and at an accelerated rate for the first 6 years, the brain is developing learning capacity.  Brain development, or learning, is actually the process of creating, strengthening, and [...]

Liar, Liar Pants on Fire: What to Do When It’s YOUR Child.

Some children lie to stay out of trouble, some to express creativity. Some out of boredom, some to see what happens next. Some out of anger, and some don’t even realize they’re lying at all. As a parent, how do you know when to ignore a lie and when to address it head on? And should [...]

A Testimonial from Emma’s Dad

Emma’s Dad talks about his experience at the School for Amazing Kids, Weatherly, Alabaster, Alabama. (205) 664-0054.

Katie Dixon talks about the School for Amazing Kids, Calera

“They do a great job teaching my kids things I didn’t think a 4 year old would know!”

Why Jennifer Nolan is Thankful for the School for Amazing Kids, Helena

“We’re so thankful for the School for Amazing Kids, Helena for educating my daughter and treating her as if she is their own…”

I Didn’t Sleep At All Last Night—Strategies for Mom & Dad

When you’re a brand-new parent, you expect that the baby will interrupt your sleep time, but unfortunately, this doesn’t completely stop when your child pushes past infancy into toddlerhood and beyond. And sometimes, it doesn’t even feel like it slows down! By setting the right boundaries, you can ensure your nightly rest no matter what [...]

What Allison Moon Says about the School for Amazing Kids, Helena

“We’ve chosen the School for Amazing Kids, Helena because they truly are a part of our family…”