Archive for September 15, 2015

Surviving the Terrors of Toddlerdom

The toddler years are an active time of toilet training and tantrums. It is a period that is both rewarding and challenging at the same time. Toddlers are beginning to assert their independence, yet they have a difficult time with self-control. Paren
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What Do We Mean By School Readiness?

Do you wonder if your child is ready for Kindergarten? Early childhood educators often talk with parents about preparing children for school, or “school readiness”, but what does school readiness really mean? The definitions of school rea
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The Benefits of Summer Camp

It’s time once again to begin making plans for your child’s summer break. Many parents continue to work their regular hours throughout the summer so it is essential to find daily child care as well as a way to keep their child active and
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Taking Action – Advocating For Our Children

The month of April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. It is critical that parents, caregivers, early childhood educators and others who deal with children learn how to recognize the signs of abuse and neglect. So many children suffer in silenc
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Before and After School Care

For some parents, back-to-school means deciding whether or not to enroll your child in an extended day program, or before and after school programming. There is a lot of research on how high quality after school programs can provide benefits for you
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