by Brittany Flaugher, Paths To QUALITY™ Coach The coaching experience is an amazing opportunity that all providers should take advantage of.  Who doesn’t like an extra set of eyes or hands around in the world of child care?  Paths To QUALITY™ coaches like myself bring a unique experience to each provider by promoting positive, supportive relationships. We can
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Meet Bri Dimit, our Enhanced Ministry Coach. The Last Day Q&A Series is our way of sharing our fantastic staff with you. On the last day of each month, a different staff member answers a series of fun and thought-provoking questions. What three traits define you? Energetic, Positive, and Compassionate. (I am funny too. If you
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by Jenny Mathis, School Age Specialist As a parent in today’s hurry-up society, I recognize how easy it can be to succumb to unhealthy habits that are responsible for creating an overweight child.  For the sake of convenience and budget, we all have all been guilty of these habits. My vice? Swinging by the closest fast
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by Katherine Darby, Infant/Toddler Specialist We never stop worrying about our kids, and we work hard to keep them from harm. Severe weather and emergency drills are unexpected and unstoppable things that can all be very scary for young children. Children become afraid when things happen that are out of their control, when they don’t
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Our Bilingual Support Manager, Lucy Intriago is the next up to share more about herself in our Last Day Q&A Series. We hope you enjoy learning about Lucy as much as we enjoy having her as a member of our staff! What three traits define you? Adventurous, Patient, Courageous What is your personal philosophy? Every
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by Lauren George, Infant and Toddler Specialist You have a new baby starting and Mom hands you a bottle. She says “Charlie eats three ounces every two hours.  Here is his milk.  He is breastfed.”  You freak out.  “I’ve never had a breastfed baby before. This cannot be enough milk. What am I supposed to
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by Vicki Lehman, Professional Development Specialist Life can be stressful! The life of an early childhood teacher can be even more stressful. We are in a profession of caregivers, so it is easy to forget to take care of ourselves. I know how hard and stressful your job can be – I was a preschool teacher
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In the next post in our new Last Day Q&A series, Stephanie Ries shares answers to our version of “20 Questions”. Stephanie is our newest Paths to QUALITY™ coach and started with Child Care Answers last month. What three traits define you? Passionate, Creative, Honest What is your personal philosophy? Always be open to learn. It’s okay
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by Cheryl Tyler, Outreach Coordinator Congratulations to Bartholomew County on becoming one of the newest On My Way Pre-K counties added to the program!  Governor Holcomb announced the addition of Bartholomew along with 14 other counties last month. HARD WORK PAYS OFF The Bartholomew County Early Learning Coalition worked for years in hopes that pre-K would be
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This post begins our new Last Day Q&A series, where we will pose questions to a member of our staff on the last day of each month. We hope by learning a bit more about us, you’ll see the core of who we are, which is truly the core of our organization.  This month, our new
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