Posts Tagged: GA Parent Power

Unscheduled Visits

Plan Unscheduled Visits to Your Child Care Provider Like the majority of parents, your main exposure to your child’s early childhood learning program is most likely during morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up. Have you ever dropped by unexpectedly? If not, you should plan to do so one day to see how the program is running… Read more »

Emergency Planning

Make Sure You Can Be Reached During an Emergency Whether it is a true emergency or not, situations occur when your child’s care provider must reach you. Help her not waste time tracking you down by keeping your contact information current. If you have recently changed your phone number or email address, update your information… Read more »

Car Seat Safety

Car Seats Keep Your Child Safe The best way to ensure your child’s safety when traveling is to have your child in a car seat that is safely installed and correct for her age. It is the most effective device in preventing serious injury or death in a vehicle crash. While car seats look simple… Read more »

Early Literacy Development

Support Your Child’s Early Literacy Development at Home A big misconception is that early literacy means early reading instruction. That is not the case but it does refer to what children know about reading and writing before they actually do either one. For instance, learning their ABCs is only one of the pre-reading skills that… Read more »

Celebrate Georgia Child Care Providers

Celebrate Your Child Care Provider This Month! It’s Child Care Provider Appreciation Month! Hopefully, you let your child care program know how much you value them on a regular basis. But this month, we encourage you to take a little extra care of the people who take care of your family and let them know… Read more »

Child Care Provider Month!

Celebrate Your Child Care Provider This Month! It’s National Teacher Appreciation Month! Hopefully, you let your child care program know how much you value them on a regular basis. But this month, we encourage you to take a little extra care of the people who take care of your family and let them know how… Read more »

Look Again!

Help Stop Children Vehicular Heatstroke Deaths Help keep your children safe by never, ever leaving them in a parked vehicle or letting them play in one for any amount of time. Below are some tips for parents and caregivers to follow so this tragedy doesn’t happen to you: For more information, please see: BIRTH TO… Read more »

Early Literacy

What You Need To Know About Early Literacy Early literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they actually begin to read or write. Research indicates that their experiences in the first three years is laying the building blocks for their language, reading and writing development. Parents and early childhood teachers play a… Read more »

Developmental Milestones

Understanding Developmental Milestones for Your Child Do you remember your child’s first smile? Or, when she rolled onto her tummy, crawled or walked for the first time? During the moment, you were probably more excited for her accomplishments and less focused on the fact that these special minutes were also important milestones in her development…. Read more »

Picky Eaters

How Can You Help Expand Your Picky Eater’s Menu Selections? There’s no sure fire explanation of why some children are more adventurous eaters and why others want the same foods day after day and refuse to try anything new. Some people believe that children are born “picky” eaters and others argue that it is how… Read more »