Important Research for Parents

Have you heard? It seems as if everybody is talking about "brain development" - the term being used to describe new research into the importance of a child's earliest experiences. You may have read about it in a magazine, or seen it on the web. Maybe you'…click for more...

Look Before You Lock

Summer is winding down and school will be starting soon. That does not mean we are clear of the dog days of summer just yet. As the summer heat continues, it is important to remain alert to children and car safety. The U.S. Department of Transportation ha…click for more...

Being Safe and Having Fun

Summer is nearing, and your child may spend more time outdoors while in child care. You will want to make sure your child care provider has proper safety measures in place in their daily routine. As a parent, you are entitled to express concerns regarding…click for more...

What’s the Back-Up Plan?

When you decided to seek child care, you locate the "best matched" provider for your child. You took the time to research programs, visit staff, and ask all the right questions. You were able to make your decision and now you're ready to go. But have you …click for more...

Your Creative Child

Do you ever sit and watch your child while she’s playing and wonder to yourself, "What is she thinking?" To promote your child’s development, ask her. Ask about her doll when she’s playing "babies.” Invite her to tell you a little bit about the c…click for more...

Wash, Wash, Wash Your Hands

With the busy flu season, it is important to remember why hand hygiene is so important. By keeping your hands clean you can reduce spreading germs. You can practice this at home, but you can also talk with your child care provider to make sure they have h…click for more...