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Tips for how to deal with stress and children

Helping Children Cope with Disasters, Tragedies, and Tough Times

When disaster strikes – whether it’s an act of nature, a school shooting, or a personal loss such as a death in the family or divorce – we all feel the stress and effects. Young children are particularly vulnerable to these types of events because they may not understand or fully comprehend wh

April Vacation

Make the Most of Your April Vacation With April vacation quickly approaching, it’s time to think of some fun family activities that you can do during the week off from school. This week can be very important to relax, have some fun, and get ready for that final push toward the end of the school [&

Advocating for Your Child

Advocating for Your Child If you notice your child may have some learning obstacles in school, but you are not sure where to begin or what will be best the support you can give your child, there are numerous options. Here are some tips and tricks to help you sort through this process. Ask Questions

Investing in Early Education

The most critical time to nurture, shape, and inspire a healthy, productive, successful future are the years between birth and age five. now more than ever, especially during an election year, it is so critical that families, teachers, and other service providers advocate – EVERY CHILD NEEDS A VOI

Literacy Skills

According to the International Reading Association, “the single most important activity for building knowledge for their eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children.” As parents, we know that reading to our children is crucial in their overall development as well as their future suc

Active Play & Technology

Today’s world is ruled by technology. Our kids are exposed to it a very young age, and it is very hard to avoid it, considering it is essential in school and the workplace. Children are using iPads and other electronics in school, as early as preschool, for the educational content and applications