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Welcome to the Early Learning Success Blog. This is a place for sharing thoughts and ideas that support the field of early childhood.

I have worked with families and children for over 30 years. I am passionate about quality care and education for our young children. Please read more about me and my professional accomplishments on the About Us page.

The intent of this blog is to engage in thoughtful conversation that discusses important issues for early childhood professionals. The topics of the articles will include current research in the field of early childhood, best practices that support children, and activities and ideas that are purposeful and intentional in addressing all domains of development.

We welcome your professional comments and ideas that will continue to support the field of early childhood.


Literacy for All Ages

One of the most important gifts we can give our children is a love of learning. Developing language and literacy skills is one way to instill this love of learning. This starts in infancy, and [...]

Winter Snow and Ice Fun

Many of us are still in the season of 'ice and snow'.  Winter weather, snow and ice can bring lots of fun, discussion and science learning. Make the most of this season through some great [...]

By | January 16th, 2020|Categories: Resources, Trending|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Winter Solstice Sparks Winter Celebrations

In the Northern Hemisphere, winter means less daylight, shorter days and colder temperatures. Consequently, we turn on lights so we can see, and make fires to keep us warm and protected from the winter cold. [...]

By | December 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Winter Solstice Sparks Winter Celebrations

Cold and Flu Prevention Checklist

Repost from previous years. We are heading into that season where many germs are shared! Here are some strategies that will help us stay healthier, and stop the spread of germs. Although these are practices [...]

By | December 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Cold and Flu Prevention Checklist

Tis the Season of Giving

Teaching children to be generous and caring can help ensure a peaceful and supportive environment where all children grow and develop to their maximum potential. This is not only a great environment for children, but [...]

By | December 5th, 2019|Categories: Resources, Trending|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Tis the Season of Giving