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Reading to Children 15 Minutes Daily Makes a Big Impact

If a parent reads to a child just 15 minutes a day starting at birth, by kindergarten, they will have shared 456.25 hours of reading together. The benefits for the child include a larger vocabulary, plus the security and confidence that result from a parent's one-on-one attention. Read More

September 25, 2014  |  Posted in General

5 Questions with Barbara Clay: Nebraska Child Care Provider Participating in Step Up to Quality

Tell us about yourself -- how did you get started with your child care business? I began U.N.I.Q.U.E. Childcare and Family Services Family Home in 1997 in the North Omaha community. The mission and vision of our child care is: Using Necessary Involvement to provide Quality Unlimited Education to children and their families. We currently serve eight children and are licensed for 10. Read More

September 18, 2014  |  Posted in General Legislation

Why We Still Need Grandma and Grandpa’s Kitchen Table

How old were you when you realized that your parents weren’t the omnipotent beings you thought they were? I was about midway through second grade, and on a family visit to grandma and grandpa’s several hours’ drive from where we lived. Read More

September 04, 2014  |  Posted in General

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