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Ask Heather: How to Socialize While Social Distancing

My school-age child already seems to really be missing her friends at school. How can I help her?

I have great news!!! We can still help our children build their social-emotional skills during a time when we are being asked to practice “social distancing”. In my line of work, I almost wish we could call it “physical distancing”, because it does not mean we have to stop communicating or even socializing.

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Ask Heather: Easing Your Child's Anxiety about Being Home

My child seems a little anxious about being at home instead of going to school/childcare. What can I do?

Thank you for asking this question! One thing that I always like to do is to try to put myself in the child’s shoes for a moment to best look at what they are dealing with. I am sure that many of you have had the “how was school today” question answered with a short and nondescriptive type of answer, if any. 😊 Using this technique will help!

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Marketing Communications Coordinator Hired

Melody Madzar is named Marketing Communications Coordinator, effective September 9, 2019. In this newly created part time position, Melody will be responsible for developing and implementing marketing plans and materials that include but are not limited to event promotions, articles for local newspapers and other print communication, as well as social media. Read more ...

Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

Making sure your child is ready for kindergarten may seem like a daunting task. But according to the Granite United Way of Carroll County, parents can help their child simply by playing with them. Read all the tips here:

Preparing for Kindergarten

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