Hand-Me-Downs: Mothers, Daughters, and Mentors Share Their Vision for the Next Generation of Childcare ProfessionalsNebraska Children on 06/30/2020
What do I do if a parent’s check bounces? How do I handle temper tantrums? How do I keep the children in my care safe and healthy during the pandemic? How do I create a budget? What are my main expenses? How do I self-care? Why won’t toddlers put their shoes on without throwing a fit? How do I know if I am the right person for this field? Who do I talk to when I’m confused, stressed, or wish to learn about other professional opportunities? The Dawson County Early Childhood Professional Learning Series has answers.
Nebraska Children on 06/30/2020
Picture a rainy, cloudy day. The sky is a pale gray. Torrents pelt down like ball peen hammers. Suddenly, a man twirling fire walks through the rain, then a clown parades through the puddles. A line of cars slowly forms to watch the performance. This is not a dreamscape; this is the positive change that we envision at Nebraska Children, of which we’re delighted to take part. Read more.
Early Childhood Development is a Home Run: Cassie and Taylor Boyle Share their Sixpence Home-Based ExperienceNebraska Children on 06/25/2020
We recently spoke with Cassie and Taylor Boyle of Plattsmouth, Nebraska. Cassie and Taylor are the parents of four children. Cassie explained some of the key benefits, resources, and takeaways she and her family have experienced from participating in the Sixpence Home-Based program.
Nebraska Children on 06/23/2020
When childcare's future looks cloudy, McCook's Communities for Kids brainstorms and creates a silver lining by collecting families' responses through an in-depth survey and creating a childcare incentives program! Read about how the team forged quality care incentives to improve the presence of their community's childcare programs and providers.
Good Things Come in Threes: Communities for Kids and Partners Enact Three-Phase Approach for Early Childhood Programs and ProvidersNebraska Children on 06/19/2020
Communities for Kids, one of Nebraska Children's Early Childhood initiatives, has been hard at work. As one of our programs designed to support children during their early years and their caregivers, we believe that change begins at the community level - and it did in Columbus, Nebraska. Read more about Columbus' three-phase approach to assisting their local childcare providers.