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Ohio School- Age Endorsement

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, December 10, 2018
Are you struggling to meet the staff education requirements for Step Up To Quality? Then you need to check out the new School-Age Endorsement being offered by OCCRRA. Who is Eligible? Family child care owners, or employees, with an O ..

Cold Weather Fun

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, November 12, 2018
As the leaves change and the weather gets colder, you can still enjoy the outdoors with your family. Toddlers need 90 minutes of play time each day and preschoolers need 120 minutes of play time each day. Children are more active outdoors than in ..

Halloween Safety Tips

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Make trick or treating fun and safe with these easy steps: Face Facts: Masks can obstruct your child's view, instead apply nontoxic face paint. Make sure over-sized hats, helmets, or headpieces won't interfere with their vision.  ..

Promoting Independence

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, October 11, 2018
While 3- and 4-year-olds still need plenty of parental help, our preschool ( experts agree that kids are typically able to do more than many of us think. Here's how you can encoura ..

Prep for Emergencies

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, October 04, 2018
School safety has recently been at the forefront of everyone's minds. Schools have emergency plans to keep students safe from threats of violence or natural disasters- and your family should, too. Preparation is key to ensure that you and your family ..

College For Kids!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Tuesday, May 29, 2018
LCCC Summer College for Kids and Teens enrollment is underway. There are several new courses and camps including the Culinary Institute Young Chef series, course offerings from the Campana Center for Ideation & Invention, Reading Programs, A ..

Water Safety Tips for Summer 2018!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, May 14, 2018
With summer right around the corner, now is a good time to start thinking about water safety. Below is additional information that will help everyone enjoy the water this summer and stay safe at the same time. Water Safety at Home Never leave ..

FREE Pre-K Pass to Cedar Point!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, May 14, 2018
Did you know? Cedar Point's Pre-K Pass grants complimentary admission to children ages 3 to 5 years old for the entire 2018 season. First, register online. Second, activate at the park (orginal or copy of birth certificate or travel passpor ..

Screen Time for Children

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, April 16, 2018
Many parents wonder in our increasingly technology based world, how best to introduce tablets, smart phones, etc., to their children. Concerns for child overuse of media include increases in obesity, decreases in sleep duration, and negative effe ..

Astronomy Day!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Did you know that April 21st is Astronomy Day? Join LCCC’s expert astronomer as we celebrate Astronomy Day! Blast off from Earth on a fun filled trip through the solar system. For more information on the Solar System Explores Work ..