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En Tu Esquina: 1-800-Children

November 14, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

Por Stephanie Boone, supervisora estatal de información y referencias, Kansas Children’s Service League (KCSL). Publicado originalmente en la edición de otoño de Kansas Child Magazine. Un nino cambian tu vida. Yo pienso que todos podemos estar de acuerdo, cuando un nino entra en

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In Your Corner: 1-800-Children

November 3, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Early Childhood Interventions

A statewide resource for parents’ most challenging moments By Stephanie Boone, Statewide Information and Referral Supervisor, Kansas Children’s Service League. Originally published in the Fall 2022 issue of Kansas Child Magazine. A child changes your life. I think we can all agree on

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Kansas Children’s Service League: Programs for Parents and Families

November 3, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Family playing at the park

By Pam Noble, Assistant Director for Prevent Child Abuse Kansas, Kansas Children’s Service League. Originally Published in the Fall 2022 issue of Kansas Child Magazine. Kansas Children’s Service League (KCSL) works to prevent childhood abuse and neglect, offer family support, improve

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Stronger Families = Stronger Children

October 27, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Stronger Families = Stronger Children

Stronger Families = Stronger Children: Head Start’s Holistic Approach to Early Education By Jennifer Adhima, MSW, Executive Director, Kansas Head Start Association. Originally published in the Fall 2022 issue of Kansas Child Magazine. The term “holistic,” according to the Oxford

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Nurturing Your Child’s Brain

September 20, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Nurturing Your Child’s Brain

Nurturing Your Child’s Brain During Everyday Routines By Kandi Novak, Technical Assistance Specialist, Child Care Aware of America. Originally published in the Summer 2022 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine. Science tells us that 90% of the brain has already developed before a child even

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Summer Bike Safety

August 31, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Bike Safety

Cherie Sage, State Director, Safe Kids Kansas. Originally published in the Summer 2022 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine. What could be better than riding a bicycle on a beautiful, sunny day? Besides being a whole lot of fun, biking is great exercise and reduces stress. Plus, you can do it

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Child Hunger in Kansas

August 22, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Child Hunger in Kansas

How to Take Action Against Child Hunger in Kansas By Martha Terhaar, Thriving Advocate, Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice. Originally published in the Summer 2022 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine. Even here in the breadbasket of the world, one in six Kansas kids experience food

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How to Help Kids Transition Back to School

July 29, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Help Kids Transition Back

How to Help Kids Transition Back to School This Fall By Lisa Johnson, Child Care Health Consultant, Child Care Aware of Kansas You may already have noticed that crayons, notebooks, and pencils are replacing coolers and water balloons on store shelves. It’s time for a reality check:

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Safe Sleep and SIDS

May 26, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
child sleeping safely Safe sleep and SIDS

Article by Kansas Infant Death and SIDS Network An article about new research on SIDS that has been gaining traction in the Safe Sleep Community. This research may lead to greater ability to screen risk of SIDS, but that is only a small portion of sleep-related deaths. The recent

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Being Mindful of Family Wellness in the Digital Age

March 28, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
family together using electronics

By Kelly Cain-Swart, Community Consultant, Links to Quality System, Child Care Aware® of Kansas & Rebecca Quigley, Early Care & Education Specialist, Child Care Aware® of Kansas. Originally published in the Summer 2020 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine. Being Mindful of Family

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Every Child Needs Nature

November 9, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

By Elizabeth Burger, Senior Program Officer, Sunflower Foundation Originally published in the Fall 2021 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine. “Every child needs nature. Not just ones whose parents appreciate nature. Not just those of certain economic class or culture or set of abilities.

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1-800-CHILDREN

September 1, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Happy family

By Vicki Roper, Director, Prevent Child Abuse Kansas, for the Fall 2020 Issue of Kansas Child magazine. The outbreak of the coronavirus has changed our world – dramatically – and rapidly. Although the risk to the physical health of young children appears to be low, their risk of

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Why Bother Going Outside?

August 11, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

By Jeannie Evans & Janelle Balarashti, Early Care & Education Team, The Family Conservancy Originally published in the Summer 2020 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine As we face this time of uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is even more critical that we make sure our

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