Our annual switch to Daylight Saving Time has always been a good news/bad news scenario: The bad news is the young children in our lives often have a tough time adjusting to the time change. But the good news is, the sun will set a full hour later, giving us more time for play! This […]READ MORE
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February is the shortest—and, in many parts of the country, most wintry—month of the year, yet its 28 days are jam-packed with holidays and commemorations. Perhaps they serve to distract us from polar vortexes and endless rainstorms? With our book picks we try to honor just a handful of this month’s many reasons to celebrate. […]READ MORE
Whether at the state level with the appointment of California’s Governor Newsom, or at the national level as each state unveils its budget priorities for the coming year – early care and education is a hot topic of discussion. While it’s something that has always been front of mind for organizations such as ourselves, we […]READ MORE
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we’ve been thinking about the importance of love: not just romantic love, but how the emotion affects friendship, family, and even the development of our children. Research shows that 90 percent of a child’s brain develops by age five. With this in mind, how does the concept of love […]READ MORE
Every January we pause to remember civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the anniversary of his birth. Many key elements of Dr. King’s legacy are as relevant to our current times as they were in the mid-20th century; educators and parents around the country continue to develop ways of conveying those ideas to […]READ MORE