Healthy Family

Healthy Eating for the Whole Family!

October 30, 2017

Nutrition is one of the critical building blocks that helps children grow up healthy and strong. Just like adults, children need a balance of nutrients for optimal functioning and health. But what does good nutrition for kids look like and how can parents ensure that children are eating the right ...

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Cindy Wooten Web

4C Announces June Sciarra Award Recipient

October 13, 2017

Congratulations to Cindy Wooten, recipient of this year's 4C for Children June Sciarra Early Childhood Leadership Award! Cindy has been an early childhood professional for more than 30 years and is currently the director at the five-star rated YMCA Early Learning Center-Valley program located in Roselawn. The June Sciarra Early ...

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Happy Child

How to Raise a Resilient Child

October 3, 2017

Research shows that long-term exposure to stress can change both the structure and the function of the brain. In a society where even our youngest members are bombarded with stress and trauma, resiliency—or the ability to bounce back from hardships—has become critically important. At its core, resiliency is about counteracting ...

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