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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 →

Wisconsin Resources

This section features a county-by-county listing of agencies and organizations who form the  Wisconsin Support Network for grandparents raising grandchildren. It also includes State Resources such as the Wisconsin AARP Legal Guide; County Resources; Newsletters with helpful suggestions; Educational Resources for caregivers as well as professionals; Fiscal Resources that grandparents… Continue Reading →

Quick Guides for Grandparents

Explore quick guides covering the latest child care strategies and resources to help you support your children and grandchildren. Planning Tips for Sharing the Care: Learn what parents and grandparents should talk about before sharing the care. The Grandparent Guide:… Continue Reading →

Safe to Sleep

There have been dramatic improvements in reducing baby deaths during sleep since the 1990s, when recommendations were introduced to place babies on their back for sleep. However, since the late 1990s, declines have slowed. Other recommended safe sleep practices today… Continue Reading →

Several July 2019 Company Recalls On Infant / Toddler Equipment Due to Safety Hazards

July 26, 2019by: Rebecca Nicholson From the United States Consumer Product Safety Commision Recall date: July 25, 2019 Name of product: Children’s pajamas Hazard: The children’s pajama sets fail to meet the flammability standard for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk… Continue Reading →

WI Facets

WI Facets mission is to provide and broaden opportunities that enhance the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities and their families, with emphasis on support for underserved families in the community. WI Facets aims to connect your… Continue Reading →

Wisconsin Hawthorn Project

The focus of the Wisconsin Hawthorn Project is to support and guide child and family-serving entities in their organizational development of trauma-informed policies and practices. Trauma informed organizations recognize the impact of traumatic stress on families and communities and use… Continue Reading →

Annual Safe Kids Door County Day

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*** August 17, 2019 – Door County Fairgrounds *** Safe Kids Day is each year in August. The event is FREE and filled with tips about biking, sun protection, animals, poison prevention, fire, playgrounds, safe sleep, boating, swimming and more…. Continue Reading →

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