How Can You Play with Your Child?

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Different adults play differently with their children. You may prefer to play active games while your partner likes to play games with rules. You may like to read to your child while your partner tells stories and acts them out. That is okay.

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Summer Safety Tips

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Pools, lakes, ponds, and beaches mean summer fun and cool relief from hot weather. But water also can be dangerous for kids if parents don't take the proper precautions. Nearly 1,000 kids die each year by drowning. And most drownings happen in home swimming pools.

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What is Emergent Curriculum?

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

We can try to understand the concept of emergent curriculum by breaking down and defining the two words. Emergent means coming from the experiences and daily lives of young children. This definition helps us remember spontaneity always has a place in settings where young children learn and play, and thoughts and ideas for...

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Guidelines for Health Growth and Development in the Early Years (0-4)

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

Infants (aged less than 1 year) should be physically active several times daily – particularly through interactive floor-based play. 

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Kids and Food - Ten Tips for Parents

Posted by JoAnna LaTulippe-Rochon

We may all need some help understanding what it means to eat healthy. The good news is that you don't need a degree in nutrition to raise healthy kids. Following some basic guidelines can help you encourage your kids to eat right and maintain a healthy weight.

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