Helpful Info

USDA Team Nutrition Summer Resources

The USDA Team Nutrition has a great website to learn how we can keep our kids healthy and active all year long. They also offer information about their summer food program. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are being served at locations accross the state all summer long. To find a location near you, click here and enter your zip code. 

If you would like additional info, please contact your Center's Director

Avoiding Summer Brain Drain

There's no denying it. Summertime is the best time to be a kid! School is out, the sun is shining, and there's plenty of time to play and have fun. However, it's important to remember to keep our children's minds active and learning, even during vacation. 

Check out this article to see what the pros say about avoiding summer-brain-drain. What are some of the fun summer plans you've made? Let us know in the comments. 

Bedtime Rituals

Every child needs plenty of good, quality sleep in order to learn and grow. Creating a bedtime routine with soothing rituals can go a long way in establishing good sleep habits that can last a lifetime. Check out these articles about bedtime rituals for kids of all ages. 

14 happy Bedtime Rituals

Sweet Bedtime Rituals          

Bedtime Rituals for Big Kids

What are some of the bedtime rituals you've established with your children? Any tips for new parents? Let us know in the comments.