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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
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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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Worksite Wellness for Child Care Professionals

August 18, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Worksite Wellness

By Andrew Hodgson, Nutrition Coordinator, Child Start, Inc. Originally published in the Summer 2022 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine. More than half of medium and large companies operate wellness programs, which can boost morale and productivity, support general health, complement culture,

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Top 5 Policies to Promote Children’s Health in Kansas

August 18, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Top 5 Policies to Promote Children’s Health in Kansas

Top 5 Policies to Promote Children’s Health in Kansas By Heather Braum, Health policy advisor, Kansas Action for Children. Originally published in the Summer 2022 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine. Policy choices in Kansas can change the health outcomes of Kansas kids for the better — or

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Healthy Habit Influencers

July 22, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

How the child care system can improve health today and tomorrow. By Georgia S. Thompson and Roshelle Payes, Nemours Children’s Health Early care and education (ECE) professionals are the original influencers. After parents and family, children look to the other significant adults in

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Design Thinking For & With Children

January 7, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
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By Mark Logan, Founder & Chief Collaborator, idealect. Article originally published in the Winter 2021 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine.  Innovation teams in corporate settings frequently attempt to conjure up the energy and unrestrained creativity of childhood. Using

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No Better Time: Systems Thinking for All

November 29, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
kid surprised reading book with lightbulb in library

By: Tracy Benson, President, Waters Center for Systems Thinking Originally published in the Winter 2021 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine A System Is a Collection of Related Parts Having recently been absent, Marisa enthusiastically returned to school. Her teacher, Ms. Vicky, as she did with

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Building a Community of Leaders: Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity through Communities of Practice

August 24, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

By Georgia Thompson, Senior Program & Policy Analyst, Nemours and Rebekah Duchette, Senior State Systems Specialist, Nemours for the Summer 2021 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine. Just as young children need supportive relationships as they grow and develop, adults also benefit from

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