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The Importance of Morning Transitions

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Morning drop-off can feel hard for both children and their parents. Often, parents dread this part of the morning. Leaving a crying or unsettled child does not feel good. As hard as it may be for parents, we also know that morning drop off sets the tone for a child’s entire day. Over time, parents can expect this part of the day to run smoother but there are some ways to ease the stress.

Helping Children Process Traumatic Events

Monday, August 12, 2019

The traumatic events over the past few weeks have been difficult to process. We can try to shield children from the news and current events; however they hear and see more than we think! What can we do to reassure children that they are safe? How can we explain what is going on in the world and why? Below are some tips from The Child Mind Institute. Remember that you as parents and caregivers provide consistency and safety for your children. We at Children, Inc. are here to support you with th

Experiencing Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood

Friday, May 10, 2019

I am better for having met and spent time with Hedda Sharapan, Child Development Consultant for the Fred Rogers Company. Hedda and Mr. Rogers were longtime neighbors. She invited us to wonder about how we have made a difference in this life…specifically in the lives of children. Change often begins with the first questions I ask myself…and I have learned to appreciate questions that begin with the word “what”…they often have a kinder curiosity to them. The que

Extended Relatives Matter

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

I am better for having met and spent time with Hedda Sharapan, Child Development Consultant for the Fred Rogers Company. Hedda and Mr. Rogers were longtime neighbors. She invited us to wonder about how we have made a difference in this life…specifically in the lives of children. Change often begins with the first questions I ask myself…and I have learned to appreciate questions that begin with the word “what”…they often have a kinder curiosity to them. The que

Board Member Spotlight: Drew Tilow

Monday, November 19, 2018

Drew Tilow first became involved with Children, Inc. when Lori Zombek, current Chair for CI’s Board of Directors, recruited him as a volunteer for our annual fundraiser, Raising of the Green. Unaware of what one volunteer opportunity would lead to, he recalls, “Once I had that experience, I was hooked. The passion and dedication of the staff really stood out to me, and it is what made me want to volunteer for the Board of Directors.” Fast forward to today, Drew is an activ

 

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