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Six Elements of a Good Childcare Curriculum

In a previous article, we said a good childcare curriculum should be age appropriate and have activities that support communication, language and literacy; social skills

Sparkles! Teacher Interview: Ana Guerrero

Ana Guerrero at the Fair Oaks center has worked at Sparkles! for fifteen years. Her favorite part of the job is “watching the children learn

Sparkles! Teacher Interview: Miriam Rocha

The teachers at Sparkles not only love their jobs, but they have worked for Sparkles! for many years, appreciating Sparkles! extended hours, the curriculum and,

How To Raise Emotionally Healthy Children

Feeling Respected, Important, Accepted, Included and Secure The holidays your family chooses to celebrate offer great ways to help your children feel included which is

Teaching Children How to Handle Failure

When toddlers are learning to walk, they fall. What happens next? They naturally grab onto something close by and try again. However, as children grow

Ten Tips to Winning Bedtime Battles

Parents, you know what we’re talking about when we say “bedtime battle.” It’s that struggle that happens when children don’t want to miss a thing

What makes a good daycare center?

In the end, it comes down to comfort level. But what creates that comfort when you are choosing a daycare center? There are many factors