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Managing the Christmas Excitement!

Gary Direnfeld, MSW
Young children look up with eyes as big as saucers. Last year's memories of Christmas may be gone as the child was too young to remember, so now they look on as if it is the first time. They are filled with bewilderment and excitement. The pace of their parents, the decorations in the house and stories of what is to come, fuel their excitement.....

Traveling with Children - Winter Edition

Traveling with children can be an exciting and wonderful adventure. It can provide your family with many memories that will last a lifetime. Research, planning and a lot of organization can help make the difference between a vacation that needs a vacation to recuperate, or a vacation that was invigorating, adventurous and restful, all at the same time.....

Air Quality Guidelines for Outside Play

The AQI is an index for reporting daily air quality. It tells you how clean or polluted your air is, and what associated health effects might be a concern for you. The AQI focuses on health effects you may experience within a few hours or days after breathing polluted air. EPA calculates the AQI for five major air pollutants regulated by the Clean Air Act: ground-level ozone, particle pollution.....

When is it Too Hot or Cold for Outside Play

Watching the weather is just part of the job for daycare providers. Planning for playtime, field trips, or weather safety is part of the daily routine. The changes in weather require the child care provider to attend to the health and safety of children in their care. What clothing, beverages, and sun screen are appropriate? Dress children to maintain a comfortable body temperature.....

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