With young children, the magic of the holidays starts with Halloween and continues through the New Year. Thanksgiving is a perfect time to slow down the fast pace of the holiday season and focus on the things you remember in your favorite Thanksgiving memories.
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Did you know that there are items that you are using with your infants that can hinder their development?
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November is Child Safety Protection Month. This is a great time to look through your home for hidden dangers to your children. Often, items are brought into the home without realizing that they can be a safety hazard to young children.
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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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