Healthy Children

Navigating the Conversation: Childcare in Kentucky

Childcare is a necessity for families—it’s a cornerstone of early childhood education and economic growth. In Kentucky, discussions surrounding childcare challenges and possible solutions are continuing to find solutions for all families currently struggling to find reliable daycare facilities that meet their needs and standards. The demand for early childhood education programs continues to grow, […]

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Ella Baker: Empowering Early Childhood Education Through Community Advocacy

In honor of International Woman’s Day, let’s take a moment to explore the remarkable contributions of Ella Baker to early childhood education and discover why her legacy remains relevant and vital today. Ella Baker was a force to be reckoned with—a grassroots organizer, civil rights leader, and fierce advocate for social justice. Amidst her many

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Benefits of Introducing Math Skills for Young Children

Most parents want their children to be early readers, as this has previously been a major marker for intellectual and educational success. However, new research indicates that math skills are more important than reading in predicting future academic success. Experts are now saying that early math skills need priority in early childhood classrooms, not reading.

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Benefits of Introducing Science Concepts for Young Children

All children are born wanting to understand the world around them. Babies learn to push and pull objects, toddlers love to roll and bounce balls, and young children find buoyancy fascinating.  Concepts like gravity are new and experimental to children. They may think they can fly if they jump off the playground, so the sooner

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Benefits of Daily Physical Activity for Young Children

Toddlers and young children have an abundance of energy. Many parents provide avenues for their children to expend their energy, like taking them to the park or enrolling them in a sport.  As children get a little bit older, they may turn to technology, games, or reading for entertainment instead of physical activity. But just

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