Three Things to Help You With Emergency Preparedness at Your Preschool

If you sit down to contemplate the weight of leading a center of children and staff, it can be overwhelming; especially if you start thinking about emergency preparedness. When I was a Preschool and After-School Director, I used to hope and pray that when the volcano erupted (up here in the North West) or earthquake … Continue reading Three Things to Help You With Emergency Preparedness at Your Preschool

11 Questions Parents Should Ask Child Care Providers About Emergencies and Preparedness

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Daily, parents are flooded with news articles about how to choose high-quality child care programs. With more women working than ever before, child care has become a top priority for many families. 71.5% of working women have children under the age of 18, which means parents need to find the best child care possible for … Continue reading 11 Questions Parents Should Ask Child Care Providers About Emergencies and Preparedness

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Drowning people’s mouths alternately sink below and reappear above the surface of the water. The mouths of drowning people are not above the surface of the water long enough for them to exhale, inhale and call out for help. When the drowning people’s mouths are above the surface, they exhale and inhale quickly as their mouths start to sink below the surface of the water.