We educate and support the adults who care for young children in Southwest Ohio, the Miami Valley and Kentucky.


Parent Source April

Single parenting: The challenges and the joys!

April 3, 2017

Single parent. The phrase may conjure up many images in our minds, perhaps of a young mother with children who may be struggling to balance the demands of solo parenting. While that can be the reality in many cases, the face of single parenting has changed in recent years. There ...

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Parent Source March 2017

Helping Children Gain Independence

February 28, 2017

If you ask most parents what they ultimately want to see when they look at their grown children, the common response is that the children become competent adults who are self sufficient, no longer relying on their parents for physical support. Children’s quest for independence begins in infancy and grows ...

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Play Learn Dayton

Kindergarten Readiness Program Expands to Dayton

February 28, 2017

4C for Children's Play & Learn groups are expanding into the Dayton Metro region beginning March 17. The new Dayton group will meet at the Trotwood Branch of the Dayton Metro Library on the first and third Friday of every month from 9:30 to 11 a.m. "We are excited to ...

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Parent Source Feb 2017

What's Your Love Language?

January 31, 2017

February is the month many of us celebrate the love we have for others by giving cards, candy, and flowers. Did you know there are many different ways we can express our love and many ways others can receive our love? Gary Chapman, the author of The Five Love Languages ...

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Lisa Babb

4C Hires Strategic Director for Quality Programs

January 30, 2017

Lisa Babb of Springboro, Ohio, has been hired as the strategic director for quality programs in 4C for Children's Miami Valley office located in Dayton. Among the tasks Babb will be responsible for in her new position include developing a strategic vision and plan for quality early childhood programming, identifying ...

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