Stages & Ages - Toddlers
When the most important person in your world has autism spectrum disorder, your world reaches a new level of love and understanding.
(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – From storytimes to a vast collection of picture books, and now backpacks the library places an emphasis on early literacy skills.
When you know the signs and symptoms, hearing loss in babies and children is more effectively diagnosed.
In 2020, 6,122 calls were made to Stark County Children Services Report Line, resulting in 2,762 cases requiring assistance or intervention.
Finding a high quality childcare provider can be stressful but here you can find a good place to start.
We know the lessons that we have to teach our kids in life and becoming a more nurturing parent could help!
(Ohio) – Parents are encouraged to take advantage of these upcoming free virtual preschool classes and enjoy learning with their kiddos!
(Ohio) – The Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) recently released its 2020 Ohio School Safety Center (OSSC) Annual Report which demonstrates its ongoing commitment to school security during the COVID-19
This can be a scary and challenging world sometimes and so many are focusing on raising resilient children.
Step UpTo Quality is Ohio’s Star Rating system for licensed early learning and development programs.
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
(Canton, Ohio) – Middle school students in Stark County have an innovative new way to learn about their mental health in a format they are likely to enjoy: an age-appropriate
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
There are times in all of our lives when we have to deal with difficult people leading to a focus on conflict management.
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
(Ohio) – The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult on everyone, but those facing additional challenges for special needs children.
(U.S.) – Parents are dealing with huge demands on their time and energy. Children may not be attending school or involved in regular activities.
(U.S.) – Over the past year, more than 1 million parents have left the labor force due to their children going to either full-or part-time remote learning, and most were
(Ohio) – The Ohio Children’s Budget Coalition recently released reports pushing for major needs they see within the state designed to support children.
(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
(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
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
(Dover, Ohio) – We could all use some kindness and compassion these days.
A book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until they begin school, no matter their family’s income.
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
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
From printable worksheets to virtual museum tours, here are 32 of the free resources that we’ve discovered to keep little ones busy.
A visual and creative board to help you find ideas for kids activities, DIYs, style inspiration, and more.
The Stark JFS states that 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
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
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
If you’re looking for a way to add a little extra magic this holiday season, creating DIY wrapping paper with your toddler is the way to go.
Check out the calendar of events for all the local holiday fun this season!