Give your Child the Gift of Language: CommuniKids Brings its Innovative Language Immersion Programs for Children to Richmond!

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CommuniKids Preschool and Children’s Language Center, with centers in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC, is now open at 3111 Lauderdale Drive in Short Pump. CommuniKids offers several programs designed especially for young children in Spanish, French, and Mandarin Chinese, including full and half-day preschool, weekly classes, summer camps, and after-school care. The benefits to starting […]

Preschool Raises Money for CJ’s Thumbs Up Foundation.

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Small people can do big things.  At the Goddard School kids are learning you are never too young to feel good about helping others. From December 5th until the 12th, kids at The Goddard Schools  in Richmond are crafting for CJ! The tiny preschoolers are doing everything from decorating ornaments for auction, having a bake sale […]

The Value of a Summer Nanny – From the Nanny’s Perspective


Summer is quickly approaching and for some families this means kids wanting several months of fun and activities. This means more driving, and more planning and coordinating. But with a busy career and not enough vacation days, sometimes it can be nearly impossible for parents to keep up with an action-packed summer that your kids […]

Does the Montessori Method Apply to Leaders?


What does the Montessori educational method have to do with today’s leaders? You might be surprised! Clearly some of the key attributes of Montessori are essential elements for strong leadership: Self-directed learning Focus on creative problem solving and innovative Thinking Students teaching other students Stoking and encouraging curiosity Comfort with ambiguous situations Self-mastery of concepts […]

Kids Rock Out with College Nannies While Adults Enjoy Carniball: Priceless!

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Children learn through play every day at the Children’s Museum of Richmond. Shouldn’t the grown ups have one night of fun, too? Now they do! And College Nannies & Tutors is making it easier than ever! While parents are enjoying the Carniball at CMoR, kids will have a blast too. College Nannies has partnered with […]

Drop In: Last Minute Child Care When You Need It


Do you ever have those last minute meetings, appointments, or events that pop up? Maybe you just need a day to get some personal things done for yourself? Or maybe you just need a break. But what do you do with your child(ren)? Well, that’s no longer a problem! Tuckaway Child Development Centers has the […]

Helping Your Child Make Friends


Thanks to Primrose Schools for this great article from their Pointers for Parents newsletter! Making Friends August is here and that can only mean one thing — it’s time to go back to school! A new school year brings lots of new things for children — schedules, teachers and maybe even a new backpack! With […]

Help Nannies + Tutors Fight Childhood Cancer with a Refreshing LemonAid on Friday


Looking for something sweet to do this weekend? Here it is! Come Support a deliciously sweet LemonAid Stand Friday. College Nannies and Tutors is excited to host the Anthem LemonAid Stand for the 3rd year in a row. Please stop by their Learning Center tomorrow, Friday 7/20, between 11 am and 4 pm for a […]

Time for School! Richmond, VA Area Preschools & Day Care


Below is a comprehensive list of Richmond, Virginia area preschools and day care centers offering preschool education. Updated: July 8, 2013 In order to choose the best preschool environment for your child, you may wish to do the following: tour the facility interview teachers and staff review of the curriculum and expectation obtain parents’ recommendations […]

A Summer Nanny: Part-Time, Occasional, or Full-Time Help Available

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Summer is just around the corner and kids will soon be out of school. Whether you’re working outside the home, volunteering, working at home, or just need a break now and then, College Nannies + Tutors can help. You never have to worry with College Nannies because they are well-trained and committed to helping kids […]