Improve Your Child’s Smile

Improve Your Child’s Smile A nice smile is one of the best assets a person can have – but it’s an asset that needs taken care of from an early age. The good news is that there are some easy tips for parents to follow to make sure that their kids’ oral hygiene is up… Read more »

The World of Make Believe

The World of Make Believe Imaginary playmates are common with young children—studies suggest that 65 percent of children age 7 and younger have had them. Parents sometimes wonder whether they’re a symptom of psychological problems, though. Shouldn’t a well-adjusted child be interacting with real people instead of invisible companions? Don’t worry. Even though the line… Read more »

Gardening with Small Children

Gardening with Small Children Gardening is not only a soothing and relaxing hobby for you, it’s also a great way to stimulate your baby’s or toddler’s senses and instill in them the love for growing things. Gardening with your children doesn’t have to be a large or long and drawn out process – in fact,… Read more »

What Are The Best Pets for Young Children?

What are the best pets for young children? Taking care of a pet can be a valuable learning experience for children. Just be sure to choose the right pet for your child and your family. Dogs and cats aren’t the only possibilities. Here’s a look at some other options for animal companionship: • Fish. Perhaps… Read more »

Need Help Paying For Child Care?

Get Help Paying for Child Care  Work Family Resource Center (WFRC) has scholarships available to assist families with children ages 0-5 years, who are not able to afford the full cost of child care. To qualify to receive Smart Start subsidy you must meet the following eligibility guidelines:     *  Chiild(ren) age 0-5 years not… Read more »

Talking to Baby

Talking to Baby Talking to children and answering any questions they may throw at you is one of the fundamental ways in which they learn. Talking, however, isn’t just important once youngsters have already mastered basic language skills, but well before they have even uttered their first words. Human beings aren’t born with language skills,… Read more »

How to Eat Out With Kids

How to Eat Out With Kids A lot of people – particularly busy parents – enjoy dining out at a restaurant, but many parents can be decidedly nervous about going out to eat with their children because of how the children might behave during the meal. The good news is that there are a few… Read more »

Importance of Brain Injury Prevention

Important of Brain Injury Prevention Brain injury is a common problem with young children, but a problem that can be avoided with a few preventative measures from parents. Brain injuries can be caused by trampoline accidents when children land on their head or neck, sports injuries are another common area that can result in brain… Read more »