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Welcome

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.

Nancy

Best Practices in Early Childhood Programs

Last week we explored the idea of being purposeful and intentional when providing learning opportunities and activities for children. Using best practices in early childhood education and care provides the foundation for being purposeful and [...]

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More than ‘Cute’

“I loved the project because it was so cute.” “It was a really cute idea.” “It was easy and cute.” To me, these statements are almost as bad as being called a babysitter. Quality purposeful [...]

By | February 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on More than ‘Cute’

Request for Ideas!

Early Childhood Educators and Care Givers - I need your help! Early Learning Success writes a blog every week that supports the work you do with children and families. These articles offer strategies on various [...]

By | February 15th, 2019|Categories: Resources|Tags: |Comments Off on Request for Ideas!

Pamper Yourself – You Deserve It!

Reposted from February 2017 - Enjoy! The more you take care of yourself, the more you are able to give to the children in your care. When you feel good and are well rested, you [...]

By | February 7th, 2019|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Pamper Yourself – You Deserve It!

Ice-y Suncatcher for Winter Fun

The ice-y suncatcher has always been one of my favorite activities to do in the winter with my children. I usually do it with things we find in nature (pine cones, sticks, leaves, orange slice [...]

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