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Stranger Danger Tips

September 5, 2012  |  Categories: Parent Resources, Quick Tips

Polish your child’s idea of a stranger. You can first start by asking your child “What do you think a stranger is?” Use their answer to expand on the true definition. For example, they may say that a stranger is a “bad person” that cab kidnap them. Reassure them that yes that can happen, but…

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Country Home Learning Center: September Events

September 5, 2012  |  Categories: Events

Thursday, September 6th: 4’s share a family photo Friday, September 7th: Toddlers, 2’s, and Excel share a family photo Tuesday, September 11th: 3’s share a family photo Thursday, September 13th: Toddlers share your favorite story book Tuesday, September 18th: 3’s wear your favorite shoes Friday, September 21st: 2’s bring a book to share with your…

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A Stress Free Morning Routine for Back to School

August 30, 2012  |  Categories: Quick Tips

“Hurry up! We have to get out of here…we are going to be late. I don’t know where your favorite purple shirt is? Did you eat breakfast? You still have homework? We are leaving NOW, let’s GO!” If you’re like me, your mornings probably sound like this more often than not. Have no fear, it…

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Pennies for Patients: Country Home Families Give Back

August 21, 2012  |  Categories: Events, Giving Back

Students across the country are collecting pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters during the Pennies for Patients campaigns benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Since 1994, millions of dollars have been raised in pennies and other spare change by more than 10 million elementary, middle and high school students throughout the country, and this year Country…

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Back To School 2012

August 14, 2012  |  Categories: Parent Resources, Quick Tips

Back to school time is here. If you haven’t started getting your child ready for the upcoming school year, it’s time to start. There are three major categories parents have to deal with during the back to school prep time: immunizations, school supplies and clothes. Some of you are on the ball and probably have…

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August: Upcoming Events

August 7, 2012  |  Categories: General Child Care

Hi Country Home families. Summer is coming to a close, but we still have plenty of events lined up before it does. Below, you will find all the special events for the month of August listed by date and age group. If you have any questions about a specific event, please contact the front office…

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Household Safety: Poisoning Prevention

August 1, 2012  |  Categories: Parent Resources, Quick Tips

Poisoning Prevention for Children: Poisonings are very common, occurring in about 2 million people a year, with half of those cases involving children under 5 years of age. Parents should keep a list of emergency numbers by the phone at all times. The Poison Control Nationwide Number is 1-800-222-1222 The poison center is quickly available…

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