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Better Kid Care News

Parenting
Oct 19, 2017
Almost 50 years ago a friend and colleague, Jim Van Horn, wrote an article about parenting. Read the article now, and you find everything he said is still relevant for parents today.
Spinning, rolling, and swinging! Oh my!
Oct 17, 2017
Children need the dizzying input that comes from spinning, rolling, and swinging. These important movement experiences help the child’s nervous system to mature and organize. Many adults eventually start to dislike the feeling of spinning or repetitive swinging, but for children, it is a crucial sensory and motor skill input.
Cultivate a commitment to learning: Ideas to embrace
Sep 19, 2017
How professionals think about and approach learning matters. Learn how to cultivate a commitment to learning.
Positive Youth Development Down on the Farm
Aug 3, 2017
Farm families knew what it took to raise emotionally healthy children way before the field of developmental psychology confirmed it.
New in On Demand…
Jul 21, 2017
Adventurous Play: The Whys and Hows; Dealing with Bed Bugs in Child Care Environments; PYD Mastery: Professional Development and Leadership; Toilet Skill Development: Support Children’s Learning

PA On-site Training

Better Kid Care: Social Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers
When: Nov 6, 2017
Where: Penn State Extension, Dauphin County, 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin, PA 17018
Better Kid Care: Social Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers
When: Nov 8, 2017
Where: Penn State Extension Chester County, Government Services Center, 601 Westtown Road, Suite 370, West Chester, PA 19380
Better Kid Care: Building Resilience
When: Nov 9, 2017
Where: Penn State Extension Lebanon County, 2120 Cornwall Road, Suite 1, Lebanon, PA 17042-9777
Better Kid Care: Grow Healthy Children
When: Nov 14, 2017
Where: Penn State Extension Franklin County, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17202
Better Kid Care: Social Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers
When: Nov 16, 2017
Where: Penn State Extension, Adams County, 670 Old Harrisburg Road, Suite #204, Gettysburg, PA 17325