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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

Local Nonprofit Participates in State-Wide Program to Help Local Child Care Providers

For Immediate ReleaseMedia Contact: Sharon Moyer Partnership for Children of Cumberland County, Inc., part of the state-wide Smart Start network, is supporting family child care... Continue Reading

Local Educator Wins International Award 🏆

Fayetteville’s Kerri Hurley Receives International Award for the Eleventh Year Partnership for Children of Cumberland County, Inc. is proud to announce Mrs.... Continue Reading

Children’s Book Reviews: A Few Favorites to Add to the Shelf

As a children’s book author, I get a little bit giddy when it comes to KidsLit. I love, love, love children’s... Continue Reading

4 Strategies to Help Your Child Wear a Face-Covering

As the Corona virus pandemic continues in our community and nation-wide, we are faced with the need to establish new habits... 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

Summer “Staycation” Ideas

2020 has many families opting out of summer travel due to the Covid-19 pandemic—but still wanting to enjoy time together at... 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