Tag: family child care

Outdoor Classrooms and Their Positive Impact on Behavior

Often when I connect with my fellow professional colleagues, there is one topic which always gets discussed, the behaviors of children. The negative and challenging behaviors are what gets discussed most often and how it affects the classroom dynamic, the other children, the relationships…

Family Child Care: A Professional Career Path

I always had one passion in life, for as long as I can remember I wanted to be a teacher. I remember playing “school” with my younger brother. I would write math problems on the windows for him to solve. Throughout high school I…

Homemade Paper – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Do you find scraps of paper collecting endlessly and tell yourself they are for a project or that the kids will use them eventually? Well, Eventually has come! With just a few handfuls of ripped paper we made over 20 pieces of paper in…

Connecting Across the Nation

Family child care providers, by and large, work solely by themselves. Though I now have employees, this was the case for my first several years as a provider. It’s hard work to work with young children each day by yourself. It can be quite…

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