Dec 5, 2023What are tips to help me hire a babysitter?
Hiring a babysitter for the first time, or when your regular sitter is unavailable, can be overwhelming. Breaking down the job into manageable steps helps.
Nov 21, 2023What can you do when your child bites someone?
If you see your child bite another child, or your child care provider tells you about a biting incident, the most important thing parents need to know is that biting is a normal childhood behavior.
Oct 17, 2023Find the Financial Support Your Family Needs in South Carolina
Every family needs a little help sometimes. In South Carolina, there are many supportive programs to help your family through the tough times. Learn more from our special blog contributor, Children’s Trust of South Carolina.
Oct 3, 2023Does your child care program provide a safe environment for your child?
When choosing a child care program, there are many things to consider. But for most parents, one of the top things on a potential provider checklist is to ensure your child will be in a safe environment. A safe environment can include many factors that affect your child's safety and security while being cared for somewhere outside of the home.
Sep 29, 2023Are there scholarships available to help pay for quality child care in South Carolina?
The need for affordable child care is one of the greatest challenges facing our nation. For South Carolinians, the good news is you may be eligible for financial assistance to help pay for child care over a certain time. The best part is parents can choose from an extensive list of ABC Quality monitored providers, ensuring their children experience a child care facility and environment best suited for them.
Sep 12, 2023How can families and child care providers help build healthy eating habits?
Many factors can contribute to childhood obesity, such as genetics, eating patterns, physical activity levels, sleep routines, and social and physical environments. There's not just a straightforward solution, but there are multiple paths to support a child in starting healthy habits that will last into adulthood.