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Supporting families with newborns

Partnership for Children of Cumberland County began as a pioneer program under Smart Start, which the North Carolina legislature and former... Continue Reading

Doing Better for Our Future Starts at Birth 

We have all heard the adage: I want “better” for my children. With 20 years of evidence-based research, the Family Connects... Continue Reading

Preschool Prep: How to Prepare Your Toddler for Preschool

Article shared from Learn what you can do to make this big transition to preschool easier for your child. You’ll... Continue Reading

8 Lasting Changes Experts Think We’ll See In Kids After This ‘Lost’ Year

Mental health experts share how they believe the pandemic may affect children in the long term. By Caroline Bologna 07/28/2021 04:52 pm... Continue Reading

Understanding and Responding to Children Who Bite

Article shared from, Daniele Malvesti There are moments in parenting when you feel like no matter how awesome a parent... Continue Reading

65 Life Skills to Teach Kids at Every Age

3/27/20 – By Jody Mercier We were about half a day into the great pandemic-induced homeschool experiment of 2020 when I lost my cool... Continue Reading

Data Shows That Our System Continues To Fail Children Who Are Black

I am a white woman who is just a little past middle-aged. I have spent nearly all of my life in... Continue Reading

5 Life Lessons Children Learn While Gardening

Do you have a garden or a desire to create one? Beyond the satisfaction of growing your own food, gardening offers... Continue Reading

The Dad Factor

Being a dad is important and rarely celebrated. Can we take a minute to celebrate Dad? If you’re reading this and... Continue Reading

Get Outside and Play! Benefits of Outside Play and Your Child

As the days get longer and our ability to move about in the great big world becomes a little easier (socially... Continue Reading