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6 Things Parents Should Know About Kindergarten Readiness

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Getting your child prepared for kindergarten is important, without a doubt — but it’s also important to educate yourself on the changing requirements for kindergarten. To help, we’ve gathered plenty of quality information all in one ..

LCH&D Announces Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Homes

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, June 08, 2017
Lorain County Health & Dentistry is happy to announce our sites are Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Homes including 412 E. River and 105 Louden Court in Elyria. The Patient Centered Medical Home ( ..

Preventing The "Summer Slide"

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Friday, June 02, 2017
What is Summer Slide and How Can I Prevent It? Summer slide - tendency for students, especially those from low-income families, to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year. Low income kids on average sta ..

Lorain County General Health District Baby Shower!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Wednesday, May 31, 2017
When: July 19, 2017 Where: Spitzer Center @ LCCC – 189 Innovation Dr. Elyria OH 44035 Time: 11am-3pm Guest Speakers to educate on the following: safe sleep, car seat safety, breast feeding, and peditricians. Lorain C ..

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Summer Bucket List on a Budget!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Friday, May 26, 2017
On a budget this summer? Here are a few ideas to keep your family active and entertained all summer long without breaking the bank! Visit the MetroParks! The Metro Parks are a great way to get some free entertainment for you and your family! ..

Fun & Safe in the Sun!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, May 25, 2017
Fun & Safe in the Sun Being in the sun for too long can cause health issues like sunburn or even skin cancer. Before heading outside this summer, take steps to protect yourself and your family: Spend most of y ..

Vaccines: How They Work and Why Your Child Needs Them

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Friday, May 12, 2017
Vaccines protect children from dangerous diseases. Children under age 5 have immune systems that are too young to fight off serious infections, so it’s especially important to protect them. The best way to protect your children is to make s ..

The Importance of Play in Early Childhood

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Interested in promoting play for your baby, toddler, or preschooler? Ready Set Kindergarten offers a Playgroup every Wednesday for children ages 0-5! Located at The South Recreation Center, 101 S. Park Drive, Elyria OH 44035, 10: ..

Primary Caregiver for Infants and Toddlers

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, May 01, 2017
Primary Caregiver for Infants and Toddlers The development of a relationship between a child and a caregiver who is special to that child is at the heart of good infant care. Young children thrive when they share a strong bond with ..