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Can I Bring My Teddy to School?

Is it permissible for my child to bring a toy from home to childcare? The answer is yes and no. If the child needs a "lovey" to nap with,...

Learning Together

“Parenting has nothing to do with perfection. Perfection isn’t even the goal, not for us, not for our children. Learning together to live...

Remember LAW: Listen, Ask, Watch!

How do you know what to observe during a tour of a childcare setting? Clues are actually available to what you don’t see! Ask direct...

10 Second Rule

The first 10 seconds of a conversation or interaction with a child are critical. What happens after that will reflect on how we choose...

Love....the four-letter word.

We love cuddles with our children. We love our morning cup of coffee. We love sleeping in a little on a weekend. We love our children,...

Wait List for Childcare

I spoke with a parent this week who was astonished that she could find no availability for childcare in her hometown. "Is this just...

Celebrate our differences!!!

It’s never too early to begin teaching children about acceptance and equality. Studying black history month in preschool is a good way to...

How was your day? How was your night?

Work with your childcare provider to create a team approach for your child(ren). As a former early childhood teacher, this concept should...

Are you drowning in childcare costs?

Raising a child? Why is it so expensive? How much do we invest in childcare? Should we save for private school? College, hearing we...

So Many Choices

Childcare centers, family childcare homes, or nanny - so many choices! You ask yourself, which one is the right fit for my family? Does...

Questions...Ask...Get Answers

Which questions do I ask when choosing childcare for my child? Answer is ALL OF THEM! You have the right to answers. You are NOT being...

Going Live

I am so excited to formally launch my website and begin my new business. I've had a passion for children as long as I can remember, and...