1. a balanced diet

    How to Celebrate National Nutrition Month at Home and School

    "Invest in Yourself - Buy Nutrition" was the theme for the first National Nutrition Month. It was created in 1973 by the American Dietetic Association (ADA). The ADA is known now as the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It actually started as a week long to begin with, but has expanded to a full month to reach more people. This month of awareness is meant to help everyone focus on the many benef…Read More

  2. Parent talking to child

    Get Your Kids Talking About School with These 6 Tips

    Trying to have a conversation about school with your kids is not easy. And many parents can’t seem to find the perfect approach. While there’s really no secret recipe on how you can get your kids talking, there are some strategies you may need to learn and apply. And it’s not just as simple as asking them the question “how was school?” Are you also struggling in this area when it comes t…Read More

  3. National Snack Food Month

    Healthy Eating, Your Kids and National Snack Food Month

    February is National Snack Food Month. This is the perfect opportunity to show your kids how healthy snacks are the best snacks for their growing minds and bodies! Let's face it, kids aren't always enthusiastic about healthy eating. But both parents and educators know the more interested and involved a kid is with what they're trying to do, the more enthusiastic and engaged they'll be. This makes …Read More

  4. cool places to visit with your preschooler

    Cool Places to Visit in San Antonio with Your Preschooler

    If you are planning to go on a sunny family vacation, there are plenty of places you can visit in the country. But if you’re interested in going somewhere that is a bit more off the beaten path, consider San Antonio, TX. San Antonio is an ideal vacation destination for families, especially those who have young children. There are plenty of great theme parks, attractions and activities everyone i…Read More

  5. Teaching your child to share

    Teaching Your Child To Share

    The Pillars Christian Learning Academy aims to be the finest day care center in San Antonio, providing our students with a high quality learning environment that is committed to their growth and well being. Contact us today to learn more about our San Antonio day care services. The concept of sharing is a little bit easier for kids who grew up with siblings than for kids who grow up only children.…Read More

  6. Educational toys for toddlers

    Educational Toys For Toddlers

    Have you finished your Christmas shopping this year? Having children means spending some time finding gifts that are educational, but also fun and will keep your kids entertained. There’s nothing better than seeing your kid’s faces brighten when they tear open a gift that they can’t wait to play with. They may not realize that they will be learning when they play it, but who cares? At our da…Read More

  7. Tips for preventing sickness

    Tips For Preventing Sickness

    Heading into the winter season (meaning cold season), it’s especially important to protect the little ones from germs. Our child care facility’s priority is to keep everyone as healthy as possible. Even though a cold or a runny nose is a challenge to prevent, we are up to the task. We know that a sick child could mean missed days at work, or the sickness could spread to yourself or other membe…Read More

  8. how to encourage learning

    How to Encourage Learning

    There are some children who are born with an active imagination and a strong eagerness to learn. They are constantly asking questions and exploring their world for new information that they can use. On the other hand, there are children who find it difficult to grasp ideas and have a hard time finding interest in various topics. So how can teachers and parents help to encourage a love of learning …Read More

  9. enjoy healthy habits through the holidays

    Enjoy Healthy Habits Through the Holidays

    In the last blog post, we discussed the importance of inviting your kids into the kitchen to learn about eating healthy and promoting a love for food. Loving food definitely has its benefits, especially for children who are prone to picky eating, but heading into the holiday season, loving food also has its drawbacks. With Halloween candy, big meals and desserts for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and…Read More

  10. Why Parents Should Invite Their Kids Into the Kitchen

    Why Parents Should Invite Their Kids Into the Kitchen

    Do you remember the first time you helped bake some cookies growing up? Or helped out preparing dinner? From dumping a cup of flour into a bowl to stirring a pot of soup, baking or cooking can be a huge benefit for children who help their parents in the kitchen. The Pillars Christian Learning Center is a daycare in San Antonio that wants your children to get a wide range of learning experiences th…Read More