Picking a Preschool

Picking a PreschoolWhen I was pregnant with my first child, I began searching for day care. I spoke to parents in my community for recommendations and read everything I could about questions to ask, red flags to watch for and prioritizing our needs in a child care...

There’s No Place Like Home

There’s No Place Like Home

There’s No Place Like HomeAll new moms want to do their best to raise a healthy baby, but may be uncertain or even feel overwhelmed at times after bringing their newborn home. Home Visiting is intended for moms who need more focused help and support in caring for...

A Positive Caregiver Helps Children Prosper

A Positive Caregiver Helps Children Prosper Parents seeking child care are often overwhelmed when it comes to selecting the right provider. They waffle between different options and often ask themselves, “How do we know if we made the right choice?” Finding and...

Child Scare

Child Scare

Child Scare California ranks near the bottom among states in its child care policies and oversight, according to a new national report.In the April 11 report, "We Can Do Better" by Child Care Aware of America, the Golden State came up 50th in a ranking that included...

Quality Child Care Lasts a Lifetime

Quality Child Care Lasts a LifetimeFor many working parents, the road to finding quality child care can feel anything but smooth. With so many questions to consider, parents are often stumped and stressed about what the right answers are for them. Child care center...

Daycare May Have Long-Term Health Benefits

Daycare May Have Long-Term Health Benefits

Daycare May Have Long-Term Health Benefits Children who attend child care centers with large groups of children before age 2? develop more respiratory and ear infections at that age, but suffer fewer such illnesses in elementary school, according to a new study. The...

Traveling with Baby

Traveling with BabyThe first time I ever got on an airplane, I was 10. My family was taking a month-long vacation to Colombia, where all of my father’s relatives live. It was 1980, and things were different back then. Smoking was allowed on flights, (everyone smoked...




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