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Rebecca Nicholson

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Partnership for Children and Families Culver’s Night

November 01, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson On Tuesday – November 12, 2019 from 5pm to 8pm the Door County Partnership for Children and Families will be the recipient of dollars spent at Culver’s. In addition, a percentage of all fuel purchased… Continue Reading →

Family Resilience Protects Children from Bullying

Studies show that children exposed to childhood trauma known as adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are at increased risk of being bullied or bullying others. New research being presented at the American American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2019 National Conference &… Continue Reading →

CDC-Halloween Safety

Fall celebrations like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also provide a chance to give out healthy snacks, get physical activity, and focus… Continue Reading →

VROOM app making an impact on early brain development

‘Brain-building’ in early childhood A considerable amount of effort to engage parents has come from the Bezos Family Foundation, run by Jackie and Mike Bezos, parents of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. The flagship effort: Vroom, a series of more than… Continue Reading →

Plain Talk for Parents

YoungStar connects parents to tools and information to help them raise healthy, happy kids! Learn what to look for when selecting a child care provider; find information on early childhood education, nutrition and healthy learning environments; and discover activities that… Continue Reading →

Door County Pumpkin Listing

From one end of the County to the other, here is a list of places you can get pumpkins for your fall festivities! Pick-your-own Malvitz Bay FarmsWildwood Farm Market Already picked Denn ShopHyline OrchardsKoepsel’s Farm MarketSully’s ProduceWood OrchardThe FarmSchartner’s Farm… Continue Reading →

CDC: Parent Information

The Centers for Disease Control has a huge amount of information on several different topics. The Parent Information section addresses challenges, concerns and general information related to children from Pregnancy to age 19. They have lots of helpful tools as… Continue Reading →

September is Library Card Month

September 13, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson September is library card month Library cards are free at Door County Library, so get to your nearest library and sign up for one. If you already have one make sure to stop in at… Continue Reading →

Grandparents as Caregivers

Hear from grandparents about their role as caregivers for their grandchildren and explore the latest research on grandparenting. Grandparent Films: Meet three remarkable families in which the grandparents provide regular childcare to their beloved grandkids. By the Numbers: Find out how grandparents… Continue Reading →

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