4C for Children is grateful for the tireless efforts of our child care community as you work to care for the children and families in our region during these challenging times. We also know that unfortunately those challenges can sometimes become too much to overcome and can lead to the closure of a program. Read More about Support During Times of Transition »
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The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services has shared the following updates. Read More about Updates for Child Care Providers from the State of Ohio for the Week of Dec. 14, 2020 »
Whether through special art projects, sharing of traditional meals, stories, books and more, child care programs vary on how they approach holidays in their instruction and activities. Read More about Celebrating Holidays in Child Care »
4C for Children’s Quality Programs Team is here to help you finish the year strong! Learn more about our virtual professional development opportunities for the remainder of the year. Read More about Training & Coaching Highlights for Dec. 8-16, 2020 »
Toys are an important part of every child’s development. It can sometimes feel overwhelming when considering what kinds of toys to purchase or create for your child.
Read More about Parenting Hot Topic: Toys for Your Child »
Basic healthy and safety training is offered regularly by 4C for Children for child care providers in the Miami Valley and Southwest Ohio. See our offerings for the month of December.
Read More about Health & Safety Training for Child Care in December »
By popular demand, 4C for Children has worked on a solution for child care providers needing CPR/First Aid Training. Read More about CPR/First Aid Training is Back! »
According to Indeed.com, the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is one of the “top 20 certifications included by employers in their Indeed job postings” in 2020. The CDA allows you to gain knowledge and master skills that benefit the children in your care, and their families. Read More about CDA Among Top Requested Certifications by Employers »
Practice daily gratitude by showing your child care colleagues and staff that you appreciate them. Read More about Expressing Appreciation in the Workplace »
Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. – Zig Ziglar
Gratitude is a feeling that requires us to focus on what is good in our lives and be thankful for what we have. According to the American Heart Association, the practice of gratitude can improve our physical health as well, including boosting our immune response. Read More about Practice Gratitude in Your Child Care Program »