Ask Melinda

Ask Melinda is a blog written by Melinda Marshall focusing on family child care issues. Think of it as Dear Abby for family child care.

How Am I Supposed To Get Anything Done
How Am I Supposed To Get Anything Done?
The physiological needs of the children should be at the very core of what you do. Food, water, movement, and rest are the priority. Feeling safe, secure, and knowing they are loved and cared for are equally important.
What Does A Typical Day In Your Program Look Like?
What Does A Typical Day In Your Program Look Like?
In our program, we use a play-based child led curriculum backed by current research and is developmentally appropriate, emergent, and inspired by the children’s interests.
How Do You Set Up Your Environment?
This week's question: How do you set up your environment?

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