Labor Day will be celebrated September 4th this year. The first Labor Day in the United States was celebrated on September 5, 1882 in New York City. In the aftermath of the deaths of a number of workers at the hands of the U.S. military and U.S. Marshals during the 1894 Pullman Strike, President Grover… Continue reading LABOR DAY
Tax credit for employer provided child care. Establishes a state tax credit for a taxpayer that makes qualified child care expenditures or qualified child care resource and referral expenditures in providing child care to the taxpayer's employees. Provides that the maximum amount of the credit for each taxable year is equal to 50% of the… Continue reading New Child Care Laws – Introduced 2023
1. Being Independent - However, it’s still important to start instilling this type of skill now. When your child goes off to kindergarten, while they will be under the guidance of teachers, they will also be their own entity. This means that there will be times where they’ll need to make their own decisions. Through… Continue reading The Top Social Skills Your Child Needs to Learn for Kindergarten
For babies to engage in pro-social behaviors, they need to be cared for and respected as individuals. For this to occur, their Provider must respect them as having individual needs, desires, likes and dislikes. A Providers’ response is suppose to be with sensitively to each individual baby, meaning when an infant communicates a need and… Continue reading Pro-social Infants
It may appear that manners are not important in child development, but manners are. Understanding and using good manners has so many positives. Manners show courtesy and empathy towards others; indicates thoughtfulness, and reflects on the child’s upbringing and education. Good manners are necessary for people to get along together in this world. Below are… Continue reading MANNERS
Every child in my care is unique and special, so I take special care to build secure attachments with each child. Some of the ways that I "tune in" to each child is by spending some "special time" with each child, each day. ("Special time" can be a conversation, play, and feeding, changing, or getting… Continue reading One on One Relationship with each Child
In some ways, the tradition of giving gifts at Christmas is a very ancient tradition. In other ways, giving gifts at Christmas is a new development, as well. In the Christian religion, the practice of giving gifts at Christmas is traced back to the gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh that were given to the… Continue reading Why Gifts?
Studies came out that quality child care has a positive benefit on all children; the impact is particularly strong for children between the ages of 2 – 5. Among children from low income homes, high-quality programs provide more benefits. Children in higher quality early learning programs have better cognitive outcomes, including better reading, math skills,… Continue reading Early Childhood Education
Grandparents Day originated with Marian McQuade, a housewife in Fayette County, West Virginia. Her primary motivation was to champion the cause of lonely elderly in nursing homes. President Jimmy Carter, in 1978, proclaimed that National Grandparents Day would be celebrated every year on the first Sunday after Labor Day. For 2022 Grandparents Day falls on Sept. 11th. We… Continue reading GRANDPARENT’S DAY
Brand: ECR 4 Kids Description: One durable round bentwood table paired with four 12” bentwood stools. Price: $80 Available: As of 06/01/2022 this item is available. Puzzles not included.