Stages & Ages - Toddlers

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We want to help you find the best childcare for your kids, here are some articles that can help you on your search 

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What Parents In the Autism Community Want You to Know!

When the most important person in your world has autism spectrum disorder, your world reaches a new level of love and understanding.

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Tuscarawas County Library offering ready for school backpacks

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – From storytimes to a vast collection of picture books, and now backpacks the library places an emphasis on early literacy skills.

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Is Your Child Ignoring you? It May Be a Sign of Hearing Loss

When you know the signs and symptoms, hearing loss in babies and children is more effectively diagnosed.

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Together We Rise – Wear Blue for Child Abuse Prevention

In 2020, 6,122 calls were made to Stark County Children Services Report Line, resulting in 2,762 cases requiring assistance or intervention.

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Spring break staycation activities announced!

(Wilmont, Ohio) – It is acknowledged that a daily dose of nature is good for our minds and bodies. Getting outside boosts mood, reduces anxiety, and improves sleep, so how

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5 Steps that can help you choose quality childcare for your kids

Finding a high quality childcare provider can be stressful but here you can find a good place to start. 

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Becoming a More Nurturing Parent by Improving the Home Environment and Yourself)

We know the lessons that we have to teach our kids in life and becoming a more nurturing parent could help!

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Together We Rise – Meet The Fisher Family

“They have big hearts and truly want to make a difference in the lives of all the children. Their willingness to help children, other foster parents, and the agency has

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Mentor Mondays – The Importance of Activities

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges to the lives of children – one of these being activity involvement. As many school, community, and sporting events continue to be canceled,

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Unlock a free series of 4 virtual preschool classes!

(Ohio) – Parents are encouraged to take advantage of these upcoming free virtual preschool classes and enjoy learning with their kiddos!

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identity theft is affecting our children

Is your child protected from identity theft?

(Ohio) – A warning from state officials to parents: con artists are targeting your children in identity theft schemes.

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Together We Rise – Meet The Muckley Family

Having a passion for helping those in need, improving the community, and sharing God’s love, the Muckley family felt called to become foster parents.

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Surprisingly effective tips for raising resilient children

This can be a scary and challenging world sometimes and so many are focusing on raising resilient children.

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Finding Star Rated Programs is Easy! – Step UpTo Quality

Step UpTo Quality is Ohio’s Star Rating system for licensed early learning and development programs.

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Challenging behaviors in early childhood – Cracking the meltdown code

Why is my child acting like this? The tantrums or meltdowns that come from nowhere, being afraid to say no or change plans. There are often many challenging behaviors in

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“Vroom” The App Designed to Build Your Child Brain !

A real breakthrough in supporting parents and caregivers with young children. The app that provides parents and families with children under five daily ‘Vrooms’ — easy to do, scientifically supported

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Together We Rise – The Perspective of a CPS Worker

We often hear the stories of foster families and the children whom they have shared their homes and their lives with. But, behind the scenes, are those who perform the

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Healthy Tip Tuesday-My Son is 1 out of 100

Last week we kicked off the month by acknowledging that February was heart month and bringing awareness to heart health. Did you know that 1 out of every 100 children

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10 parenting strategies to reduce your kids’ pandemic stress

(U.S.) – Parents are dealing with huge demands on their time and energy. Children may not be attending school or involved in regular activities.

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Together We Rise – The Joy of Reunification

One SCJFS foster family, originally planning to adopt, discovers the importance of supporting a mother’s journey to reunify with her daughter and the joy of creating a lifelong bond with

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State group pushes funding focused on Ohio’s children

(Ohio) – The Ohio Children’s Budget Coalition recently released reports pushing for major needs they see within the state designed to support children.

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Let’s Talk Vaccines: Are they safe?

COVID-19 vaccines have not been approved for children yet, but medical professionals urge parents and guardians to keep kids current on standard vaccines and wellness checks.

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This is powerful. Girls are powerful: Momfession

No matter how you voted this past November. This is powerful.

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Local program continues to cultivate the passion for kids helping kids

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – The TUFF (Tuscarawas United-Feeding our Future) Bags program continues to serve local school children by partnering at-risk youth from the juvenile court with community volunteers to

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4 lessons I’m teaching to raise a bully-proof child

(Ohio) – Bullying…it’s something we’ve all either dealt with on one side or the other or witnessed. It’s been around for what seems like the beginning of time, but we

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Together We Rise – Resources for Foster Parents

Foster parents are critical partners in helping children transition to foster care and feel comfortable in the homes of their foster families. The Stark County JFS agency supports these foster

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Healthy Tip Tuesday- Dietary Guidelines for Babies and Toddlers

Did you know that for the first-time babies and toddlers have been included in the updated dietary food guidelines? Read on to learn more about what this means for you

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Give your child resources that teach him about kindness with this new local program

(Dover, Ohio) – We could all use some kindness and compassion these days.

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library – A Free Gifting Program

A book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until they begin school, no matter their family’s income.

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Together We Rise – Fostering With the Goal of Keeping Siblings Together

Currently, there is a great need for both foster and adoptive parents, and an even greater need for foster and adoptive parents who are willing to accept placement of sibling

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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

Chances are you know or love something with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Understanding and educating yourself on the developmental disability is a key step in loving and respecting those who

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Healthy Tip Tuesday- Monitoring the Noise Level of Children’s Toys

With the holiday season in full swing, most of our children have gotten some sort of toy that makes too much noise and is too loud. Did you know that

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It’s Never Too Cold For Car Seat Safety

It’s cold and you’re in a hurry, but experts warn there is always time to ensure your child is properly strapped into their car seat!

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The power of parents: 3 ways you can reduce your baby’s pain during medical procedures

All babies undergo painful procedures, including injections of medications, injections of vaccines and heel sticks to collect blood for routine tests. These procedures occur shortly after birth, during the first

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Talking through play: 3 ways puppets can help your child open up

Children come into the world ready to communicate. A baby cries and coos to express their feelings and respond to sounds. The ability to communicate develops quickly but uniquely in

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Holiday Fun in Tuscarawas County- planned safely for your enjoyment throughout the season

Check out the calendar of events for all the local holiday fun this season!

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