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...

Time for Kindergarten

Early learning experiences are important to your child’s education and development. You work hard to give your child the best experiences and a positive start. Someone else you can rely on to do the same is your child care provider. When you and your ch…click for more...

Summer Sun Safety

Summer time is here and so are the endless hours of outdoor fun. While you’re enjoying the sun with your family, you will want to keep in mind the safety tips below. These tips have been adapted from HealthyChildren.org, an online parent resource from t…click for more...