06 Jan2016February 6, 2017
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RX for Healthy Kids

RX for Healthy Kids

You did your research carefully and picked a clean and sanitary childcare center. Then why is your child still getting sick all the time? Here are some reasons children in high quality programs occasionally become ill: • Children who enter group care, pill whether as infants, pill kindergartners, look or somewhere in between, will be...

02 Jan2013January 2, 2013
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Thinking About Gun Safety

Guns and and gun violence has been and will continue to be a major news story as we turn the calendar to 2013.  However, gun safety is often an issue that often gets overlooked. If you are going to have a gun or guns in your home, then it should be stored in a gun safe...

01 Nov2012November 1, 2012
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Chester’s Solution Workshop

Chester the Cat has a fluffy tail that everyone wants to touch. The problem? He doesn’t like people touching his tail. This workshop focuses on teaching pre-school and early elementary age students about personal boundaries and their right to say “no” to unwanted touch. (for preschool and early-elementary children) What: Chester’s Solution Workshop Where:  For Kid’s Sake...

01 Nov2012November 1, 2012
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Stewards of Children Workshop – Adults Resolving Child Sexual Abuse in Community

As adults, it is our duty to protect children and create a safe environment in which they can thrive.  LACASA’s CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council is proud to offer: What : Stewards of Children is an evidence-based workshop created by Darkness to Light that teaches adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual...

26 Oct2012October 26, 2012
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W-sitting in children: A habit worth breaking?

“W-sitting” or “W-sit” is a term used to describe a sitting position in which a child sits on the floor with their legs forming a “W” shape on the floor (knees bent, legs rotated and facing away from the body). When is it acceptable? Children often move into and out of this position during play...

09 May2012May 9, 2012
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Outdoor Adventures with Kids!

Outdoor Adventures with Kids! Getting your children to step away from the computer or TV and instead play outdoors can be a difficult task for many parents.  But once you do get your children outside, site they're going to have fun, physician burn calories and develop important social skills.  The backyard may be the easiest...

06 Mar2012March 6, 2012
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Germ Management at FKS

Here are some of the procedures that FKS regularly takes to keep our families healthy. To start with, Bleach is our best friend (it’s cheap to use & it kills everything).  Diluted by water in a spray bottle, this solution is generously sprayed on all walls, food prep surfaces, cabinets, toys, tables, chairs, knobs, handles...

05 Mar2012March 5, 2012
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Allergies at FKS

Allergies at FKS! It’s hard enough leaving your child at child care for the first time, let alone if your little one suffers from potentially life-threatening allergic reactions known as anaphylaxis. For many people, peanuts are a familiar snack food enjoyed at baseball games or on airplanes. Yet for some, even just the inhalation of...

06 Dec2010December 6, 2010
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Teaching Children About Strangers.

Young children believe that people are good or bad, sovaldi and that they are easily identifiable as one or the other.  The word “stranger” can imply someone who is strange looking.   If you use the term “strangers” when discussing safety with your child… Read More…