Child care is one of the most important decisions a family makes. It can be tough to wade through all the information in finding the right place to leave your children. Every family is different and each family is looking for different things from a child care provider.
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Halloween is a fun time of year and it is also a very busy time of year! When looking at ideas for blogging on this topic, easy had to be the theme...
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In my work as a Child Care Consultant, I find time-out to be a commonly used technique. While time-out may seem to work for some children, let’s think about what time-out accomplishes.
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The American Heart Association recommends 60 minutes of active play a day. Also, child care centers and homes in Iowa are required to have a mix of active and quiet play each day. Child care providers must also have large and small motor activities each day.
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More than 250 killed and 100,000 homeless! This could have been the headline from the Great Chicago Fire in 1871. The fire started on October 8 but did most of its damage on October 9. As a result, since 1922, we have been having Fire Prevention Week for the Sunday through Saturday timeframe where October 9 falls each year.
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Reading to a child is one of the greatest gifts you can give them! When you start reading to your child in their infancy and through their preschool years, it creates a love for reading and gives them a jump start on their language skills...
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Posted by ICCRR in News on 9/29/2015
With children going back to school, bullying may be a topic of discussion. As a parent or provider, let your child know they are in a safe zone to talk to you about bullies.
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I do wish my child care provider could charge more. Please allow me to explain...
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Posted by ICCRR in News on 9/23/2015
Cathy Wheatcraft Receives Janet George Leadership Award
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