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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.

Nancy

Brain Development and Young Children, Part 1

The research is pretty clear and consistent about how brain development impacts children in their early years. The following article excerpt from the University of Maine, Extension office provides information on how the brain develops [...]

By | August 8th, 2019|Categories: Resources, Trending|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Brain Development and Young Children, Part 1

Power Camp – A Curriculum to Support Social & Emotional Learning

I'm so excited to share with you a new resource from Early Learning Success, LLC! Many years ago, (in another lifetime LOL!), I worked in a school-age program with kids that were pretty much out [...]

By | August 1st, 2019|Categories: Resources, Trending|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Power Camp – A Curriculum to Support Social & Emotional Learning

Learning to Play – Playing to Learn

What is Play? • Play is a child’s ‘work’. • It is a critical part of learning. • Play is where children learn new concepts, new skills, and to problem-solve. • Play enhances a child’s [...]

By | July 18th, 2019|Categories: Resources, Trending|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Learning to Play – Playing to Learn

Mix It Up for Summer!

It’s time to mix up a little fun! Make sure to include the kids in each step – reading the directions, gathering the supplies, measuring the ingredients and mixing up the various concoctions. As you [...]

By | July 11th, 2019|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Mix It Up for Summer!

Top 9 Safety Tips for Public Bathrooms: When Going Solo is a Must

Although this article is written to help parents deal with the issue of using public bathrooms, the tips hold true for anyone who takes children to public places, including child care providers and teachers. Moms [...]

By | June 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Top 9 Safety Tips for Public Bathrooms: When Going Solo is a Must