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Did you know that about 1 in 5 (19%) children in the U.S. are obese?
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, an opportunity for...more
August 29, 2019
Alaska, Education, Child Welfare
Beginning with your baby’s very first smile, your child is continually learning how to interact with others. As your child grows, he or she will...more
July 18, 2019
Child Care Aware of America recently released “Closing the Gap: How CCR&Rs Can Help Communities Meet Their Child Care Supply and Demand Needs,” ...more
June 04, 2019
Education, Child Welfare
1. Play is a powerful learning tool.
Children learn as they play. Play is the laboratory where children discover new ideas and practice everyday skills like...more
May 24, 2019
Summer is on its way! Playgrounds are a popular spot for families when the weather is nice. Don’t let an injury keep your child from...more
April 25, 2019
Every day, Alaska’s early educators are doing amazing work for our children. This was especially true during and after the Nov. 30, 2018 Southcentral earthquake.
April 23, 2019
Save the date for the Week of the Young Child, April 8-12, 2019!
Every April, thread joins...more
April 05, 2019
April is National Child Abuse Prevention month, a nationwide
effort to raise public awareness about and take a stand against child abuse...more
April 04, 2019
Alaska, Child Welfare