Recent events have reminded us of the importance of comforting children in the wake of tragedy and how to have such conversations in an age-appropriate manner. There are many tools available for navigating this tricky landscape, and reading can be one of them. It’s important for children to feel safe and protected in their everyday […]READ MORE
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“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” ― Fred Rogers Heart-wrenching tragedies like the ones we’ve witnessed this past week can be difficult to grapple with, particularly when they seem […]READ MORE
Summer means just one thing to children everywhere: Fun! But as parents and educators, we’re thinking about how to help those young brains transition to a focused learning mode from their relaxed vacation mindset. One of our favorite ways to bring the fun (along with a gentle nudge toward school readiness) is to build an […]READ MORE
Ever wonder why summertime is often referenced as, the “dog days” of summer? While it’s true that dogs will sprawl around in the heat, and perhaps that the hottest days may not be “fit for a dog,” the expression actually has astronomical roots: ancient Romans observed that Sirius, the “Dog Star,” aligned with the sun […]READ MORE
Ah, the sunny days and balmy nights of summertime: visions of watermelon and iced tea compete with choruses of “I’m bored…” from younger members of the household. With kids out of school and temperatures on the rise, Child360 is here for LA area families, with a bushel of suggestions to beat the heat, have some […]READ MORE