November 18, 2016

Tips for first time babysitters

Whether its family, friends, or strangers, being a first time babysitter and can extremely nerve racking. That being said, it doesn’t have to be! Along with the proper preparation and confidence, here are ways that can help make your first babysitting gig a success! 1. Bring games/toys Make sure you come prepared to have fun!

October 12, 2016

First Aid for Everyone!!

As a health and child care company, we’re strong advocates that everyone who is physically capable to provide first aid and CPR should be trained in it. Why? Because that’s how you save lives.   In our information society, no one is ever going to argue with you that education is a bad idea, yet

September 20, 2016

Safety First!

It’s a reality for most parents that their school aged children will spend some time alone (or with an older child) before they get home. Many of them will walk home from their schools, after-school programs or friends houses without you. Here are some tips for keeping them safe when you can’t be there.  

September 10, 2016

Back to School Blues

It’s back to school time and we all know what that means: grumpy kids. No more sleeping in, a more consistent bed time and a lot less time outside (or in front of the TV). So how can you counter the back to school blues?   A great way is to keep some of their

August 22, 2016

Just Another Kid

Every child you’ve ever met has their own unique set of needs; why treat children with mental or cognitive disabilities any differently than you do any other child? When interacting with such a child, we really recommend one core idea: treat them as you would any other child. You hated being singled out for being