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May 24, 2022

What are ways to help my child avoid youth sports injuries?

Kids that participate in youth sports benefit greatly from the increased physical activity, and they learn life skills that come from working as a team. Children that play youth sports are generally healthier, both physically and emotionally, as athletics help combat childhood obesity and childhood depression. While the benefits of youth sports are notable, they do come with some risk of various sports injuries.

Sep 22, 2020

What are the benefits of sending my child to a child care program?

For families trying to juggle the many needs of a growing household while working or going to school, child care is one of the most beneficial options you can choose for your child. Child care allows a child to develop socially and academically as well as provide a safe, nurturing foundation for future success.

Sep 4, 2020

Why are the first five years of my child’s brain development so important?

During the first five years of life, a child will undergo such intensive developmental transformations that it’s often hard for parents to recognize their newborn as the same little person entering kindergarten. These first five years are often called “the leap years” not only because a child grows by leaps and bounds but also because a child’s ever-changing brain is continually evolving—literally leaping forward with learning, developing, absorbing and building a foundation for how they will learn for the rest of their life.

Mar 5, 2019

What should you do if placed on a child care waitlist?

If you’re searching for quality child care in South Carolina, look no further than the ABC Quality program. If a provider is in ABC Quality, the state’s voluntary quality rating and improvement system, you can expect the highest quality services. Every program that has earned a rating does more than provide the basics of child care. A letter rating (of any level) proves a program goes above and beyond to provide the kind of child care children need to thrive.