This article explores how child development is shaped by the quality of relationships formed.
"In our hearts and minds we are likely to feel connected to those we spend our days with, but routinely, we may find ourselves spending more time on Correcting and Directing, leaving little time for Connecting. On a daily basis, what is your C:D:C Ratio? "
I have provided an excerpt from this article (p. 3) which discusses the implications for caring for young children. I encourage child care providers and parent's alike to take a moment read and then reflect on this article.
*How does this article relate to you and your parenting/educating role/style?
*What can you do differently?
*What are some things you're already excelling at?
*How can you work to create effective relationships with the children in your life?
Early Years at Home
When we refer to home we refer to a feeling of welcome, family, comfort and belonging. Licensed home child care offers the feeling of "home" with the benefits of early years pedagogy.