Op-Ed: Better Child Care Options Will Benefit Both Parents and Employers
Gov. Phil Murphy recently announced a budget that includes a $15 million increase in child care funding that will, among other things, create new incentives to make child care more readily available. - NJ Spotlight
How parents and educators can foster baby's early learning
Discover useful strategies to encourage positive behavior and overall wellness.
Accidents are the leading cause of injury for children under 4 years old. Taking an ounce of prevention can help prevent accidents from occurring.
Because our personalities are primarily genetic and therefore mostly determined at birth, we can look for signs of a baby’s temperament from even the earliest moments.
Infants & toddlers often have a hard time learning to sleep alone. Experts recommend that babies sleep in the same room as you until they are at least six months old.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued updated guidelines on sleep environments for babies to reduce cases of SIDS and promote safety and well-being.
Find out how you can join statewide efforts to bring attention to what infants and toddlers need to thrive:
strong families, healthy starts & early learning environments.
Steve Adubato talks with Aly Richards, CEO, and Rick Davis, President of The Permanent Fund for Vermont’s Children, about the Permanent Fund’s advocacy model for increasing awareness of the importance of quality, affordable childcare and how improvement of childcare access can positively impact business, the economy and healthcare.
"The Right From the Start NJ initiative is critically important. It brings together experts from multi-sectors and educates the public on brain development of early years and why it's everybody's responsibility to unlock the potential of our children and families. The impact of the Right From the Start NJ campaign is limitless, it holds great promise to reduce and eliminate health disparities and other forms of inequity in our society ranging from birth throughout the lifespan."