Kansas E/HS Program Directors met for lunch Tuesday, October 15, during the Region VII Directors’ Caucus. A big thank you to lunch sponsor Sandy Patchen of Constructive Playthings!
According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, fathers who engage with their children through shared book reading see a boost in their own parenting skills while also raising their preschooler's school readiness and behavior.
A better behaved kiddo and a more engaged parent? What's not to love?
Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition celebrated with Kansas Governor Laura Kelly as she signed the proclamation making August Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Kansas!
From Zero to Three:
Hindsight on Parenting
Every wonder how you will feel about yourself as a parent when you look back on those days in the future? In this thoughtful column, Rebecca Parlakian looks back on her earlier parenting days and offers five insights she wishes she could offer her younger self about parenting.
In a move to help Kansans find work and stay employed, Governor Laura Kelly today announced a new Kansas Department for Children and Families initiative that will expand access to child care assistance for Kansas families.
“Having access to quality child care is essential for parents to maintain employment,” Kelly said. “Those with lower incomes often struggle to afford quality child care. By expanding access to the program, more Kansas families can sustain employment or participate in meaningful training programs.”
New research links affectionate parents with a happy and flourishing adulthood.
A new study out of Harvard has found that people who had loving parents in childhood have better lives later on. Parental warmth impacts well-being and health years later.