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Staff Highlight: Erica Strurgill

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Ms. Erica attended school in Marysville but spent her senior year at Jonathan Alder High School so she could attend Tolles Technical Career Center. Erica has two children of her own, Kodi and Jaxon. She became a child care teacher because she wanted her own daughter Kodi to be able to interact with children her own age. She has never looked back! Erica .. Read More

Sibling Rivalry

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Sibling rivalry is the competition between brothers and sisters for their parents’ attention. All children need love and attention from their parents and parents need to reassure their children that they love each of them. Sometimes children worry when they have to share their parents’ attention. So it’s very normal and natural for children to feel jealous at times. Sibling rivalry is more .. Read More

All about Croup

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  You’ve probably heard of croup, right? It’s a frequent cause of cough in young kids during the fall and winter months. And it’s not an ordinary cough. The croup cough tends to be hoarse, similar to the sound of a barking seal. So what causes croup? What other symptoms are present? How do we treat croup, and can it be prevented? Let’s .. Read More

School-Age Readers

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Listening and Learning From kindergarten through third grade, a child’s ability to read grows by leaps and bounds. Although teachers provide lots of help, parents continue to play a very important role in their child’s reading development. Kids who are first learning to read get more information from listening to books read aloud than from reading them independently. This is especially true for .. Read More

The Magic of Play: How It Inspires & Aids Early Development

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The Magic of Play: How It Inspires & Aids Early Development With the help of a frilly dress, tiara, and magic wand, your 3-year-old is transformed into the queen of a magical universe where her hobby horse is a winged unicorn. When you’re asked to taste the pink clouds, you agree that they’re a lot like bubblegum. Your son pulls a sheet over .. Read More

Teething Tots

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Teething Tots Teething, the emergence of the first teeth through a baby’s gums, can be a frustrating time for little ones and their parents. But knowing what to expect during teething and how to make the process a little less painful can help you manage. The Teething Process While teething can begin as early as 3 months, most likely you’ll see the first .. Read More

École Maison Staff Highlight : Angie Blankenship

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“École Maison is unlike any other center that I’ve worked in or visited,” comments Angie Blankenship. Ms. Blankenship is the Director at École Maison, and has been for over five years. With that much time in, it’s clear she is committed to her job, and to what this special enrichment center in Hilliard represents. “There’s a vibe here that exudes love and care; it .. Read More