Stages & Ages - Toddlers

Healthy Tip Tuesday: 8 CDC Health Hacks for back-to-school success

(Dennison, Ohio) – To have a great school year, kids need to stay healthy. Healthy students are better learners.

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Safety Day event planned for this weekend.

(Newcomerstown, Ohio) – The free event will take place in Newcomerstown on Saturday.

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Looking for childcare? Coad4kids is here to help!

Coad4kis is a FREE resource designed to ensure Ohio children have access to safe, nurturing childcare environments.

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3 satisfying kinetic sand activities for pre-K and elementary school students

Yes, it can be messy, but we promise it’s better than slime! And, there are learning and skill-building components!

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Healthy Tip Tuesday – How sleep can make or break your child’s success

(Dennison, Ohio ) – Children and adolescents who do not get enough sleep have a higher risk for many health and behavior problems.

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5 steps to choosing quality childcare for your kids

Our children are our world and determining who you will leave them with every day can seem like a daunting task.

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Keep your toddler busy and learning with sticker line up.

Toddlers are busy and with recent studies from the American Academy of Pediatrics, screens may keep them occupied, but they may do more harm than

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Healthy Tip Tuesday – It’s time to think about immunizations

(U.S.) – Health officials are encouraging parents to ensure their children are up-to-date with immunizations.

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Including You – Helping special needs students stay on track this school year

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – Summer slide…COVID slide…like last year, the upcoming school year will not be without its challenges.

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Healthy Tip Tuesday – 4 tips to help kids to cope with COVID-19 anxiety

(U.S.) – When children discern that adults around them don’t fully understand something – or, in the case of COVID-19, that we can’t completely guarantee

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Your toddler’s whining is science

Whining toddler is something every parent has encountered at least once, and if it’s only been once…share your secrets!

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School looks different and that’s going to have an impact on your kids.

Many kids are going to be nervous with their ‘normal’ is gone and anxiety and uncertainty will be some of the most common emotions. So,

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Licensed Ohio child care centers now eligible to take in school-age children during school day

(Ohio) – Parents are returning to work, but what do they do with their school-aged children learning remotely?

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How Does That Make You Feel? Momfession.

Four years ago, I began going to therapy every week after my son died. I needed it… desperately.

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Children in foster care face deeper jeopardy during the coronavirus pandemic

(U.S.) – The roughly 435,000 U.S. children in foster care have been hit especially hard.

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Mentor Monday – Talking to your kids about COVID-19

(Dover, Ohio) – There’s no denying the current social climate is likely to have a negative effect on our children, so what can we do?

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Chronicles of the ‘RonaCoaster’

Hey there mommas it’s been sometime since I last checked in and quite frankly I feel like things have been nothing short of a momfession/AFV

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Ohio health officials prohibit the use of face shields

(Ohio) – As schools prepare for the new academic year, the Ohio Department of Health is prohibiting the use of face shields as a substitute

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18 Questions to learn more about your toddler

Having open conversations and asking questions is a great way to learn about the person your little one is becoming.

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Parents say they feel closer to their children because of lockdown

(U.S.) – A recent study indicates parents have developed stronger bonds with their children after being forced to stay home together due to COVID-19 lockdowns.

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Healthy Tip Tuesday – Has your toddler been screened for Autism per AAP guidelines?

(U.S.) – A recent study suggests that not all toddlers are receiving recommended Autism screenings during checkups.

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OHIO – Governor signs bill into law requiring childcare providers to notify parents of risk to child’s safety

(Ohio) – Childcare providers licensed by the state of Ohio are now required to notify parents if they are found to have allowed serious risk

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A philosopher explains why dance can help pandemic-proof your kids

“Ring around the Rosie, a pocket full of posies, ashes, ashes, we all fall down!”

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You Truly Are My Sunshines.

Like the song goes my only sunshine, making me happy even when the skies are too gray and everything else is not right. Hearing your

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No time for friends as a working parent? Try a new concept called ‘bundling’

In the chaos of managing a career, keeping the house clean, family schedules, nd the overload of parenting duties it may seem impossible to find

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The tooth fairy as an essential worker in a child’s world of wonder

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, adults and children alike have called on political leaders and health experts to address a concern: Is now

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Why do kids call their parents ‘Mom’ and ‘Dad’?

Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskidsus@theconversation.com.

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Why are kids asking such big questions during the pandemic?

Why do people have to die? Are mistakes always bad? Can you be happy and sad at the same time?

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Healthy Tip Tuesday – How to check for a fever without a thermometer

The desire to confirm whether or not you or your little ones are running a fever as soon as possible is more intense than ever

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Infant immunizations – what you need to know a parent

The Ohio Department of Health is sharing information on infant immunizations amid the nationally recognized awareness week.

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Disney Re-launches Mickey’s Bedtime Hotline for Kids

We all know that trying to get our kids to sleep when their routines have been interrupted is not easy. With this in mind, Disney

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TCHD offers safety resources for babies and young children

If you or someone you love is in need of safety items for a baby or young child, the Tuscarawas County Health Department can provide

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When It Is Your Circus and These Are Your Monkeys

Some days parenting toddlers is just hard. I’m going to be real honest here. We have 3 girls under 4 years old, 3 year old

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Study indicates a household chemical may be linked to child language delays

(Ohio) – A recent study suggests that young children from low-income homes whose mothers reported frequent use of toxic chemicals like household cleaners were more

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I’m Under Qualified for Motherhood.

Before I got pregnant with my daughter, I took the leap and went back to school to fulfill my childhood dream of becoming a teacher.

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Ohio Health Director warns on the dangers of e-liquids to toddlers

(Ohio) – Ohio’s Health Director is issuing a warning to parents and the community regarding the dangers e-liquids present to toddlers.

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