Resources for Mommy Leaders

Resources for Mommy Leaders

Kohl’s A Minute for Kids As part of our Kohl’s A Minute for Kids program, Dayton Children’s is offering your organization parent and student presentations to address important “safety on the go” issues.   Below is a list of available presentations, available first-come, first-serve based on our program funding. Parent Booster Seat Presentations. Dayton Children’s can present information on(…)

What do you do with those holiday cards?

Guest Blog Post by Valerie Smiley, Send Out Cards As we quickly close the door on the 2012 Holiday Season and move forward towards all the wonderful opportunities of 2013, there is one question that begs for an answer.  What do you do with all those beautiful Holiday cards? Well here is one idea that(…)

Life, Loss and the Ties That Bind

This week, my family suffered a tragic loss. My brother-in-law, only 29 years old, unexpectedly died.  Once whole, we are a family minus one. A family that lost a limb but can always feel it, like it is still a part of our body. Grief affects us on many levels.  I feel the loss as(…)

Get Poppin’

Get Poppin’

It’s National Popcorn Day, so it’s time to get poppin’.  Toss a bag in the microwave, pop it on the stove top, pour it in the air popper – pop up some fresh popcorn, kick back and enjoy! Did you know that popcorn was the first food to be microwaved deliberately?  Another interesting fact –(…)

How to Choose a Preschool Program for Your Child

How to Choose a Preschool Program for Your Child

Guest Blog Post by Christina Miller, Director, A Great Start Preschool     First you must determine, are you interested in a part-time PRESCHOOL program, or a full time DAYCARE program (to provide care for your child while parent is at work, school, etc)?  Many people do not know the difference, and use the two(…)

How to Celebrate National Hat Day with Your Kids

How to Celebrate National Hat Day with Your Kids

It’s National Hat Day!  Do you have a favorite hat – maybe one from college or your favorite sports team?  How about a crazy hat – like that sombrero you just have to have from Mexico or the jester hat from the summer festival?  What? You don’t have a hat!  We’re here to solve that(…)