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The Influence of Culture on Caregiving – Workshop – January 30

| January 4, 2016
The Influence of Culture on Caregiving – Workshop – January 30

The Influence of Culture on Caregiving This workshop will assist Child Care Professionals with information on how culture influences routines, caregiving style, and parenting choices. Participants will also learn tips for resolving culturally based dilemmas with families. When: Saturday, January 30th Time: 8 a.m. – Noon Where: Christensen Complex 4000 N. Cummings Street Flagstaff, AZ […]

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Yoga for Classrooms Professional Development Workshop – January 29th, 2016 – NO Experience Req’d

| January 4, 2016
Yoga for Classrooms Professional Development Workshop – January 29th, 2016 – NO Experience Req’d

Yoga practice among children improves behavior, increases concentration, relieves anxiety and stress, strengthens patience and decision making skills, and even reduces rates of obesity, among many other benefits. Yoga 4 Classrooms (Y4C) Professional Development Workshop is a full day workshop designed for K-12 classroom teachers, administrators, school counselors, physical education teachers, health educators, therapists, paraprofessionals […]

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Annual Child Fatality Review Finds Fewer Deaths, But More Resources Needed

| January 4, 2016
Annual Child Fatality Review Finds Fewer Deaths, But More Resources Needed

The Arizona Department of Health Services’ Child Fatality Review Team recently released its annual review of child deaths in the state, indicating that while the overall mortality rate in 2014 had dropped from the previous year, there are still too many Arizona children whose lives could have been saved. In total, 834 Arizona children died […]

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Toddler Play Group Starts January 21, 2016

| January 4, 2016
Toddler Play Group Starts January 21, 2016

Healthy Steps Presents: Toddler Play Group for children 1 – 3 years of age Thursday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. starting January 21, 2016, please join us for this informal opportunity to share, learn, and meet other parents who can relate to you! The group will provide you with an opportunity to: Meet other […]

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SPACES AVAILABLE – CLY Baby & Toddler Yoga Teacher Training – January 30 and 31

| January 4, 2016
SPACES AVAILABLE – CLY Baby & Toddler Yoga Teacher Training – January 30 and 31

ChildLight Yoga is presenting a training that will cover infant and early childhood development and education on how practicing yoga can support the social, emotional, and physical development, as well as overall contentment an comfort, of babies and toddlers, newborn through 2 years.

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2016 Ahoy To Summer Health Fair Vendor Application

| January 4, 2016
2016 Ahoy To Summer Health Fair Vendor Application

The 2016 Ahoy to Summer Committee is pleased to invite you to participate at Ahoy to Summer: Anchors Aweigh to Health a children’s health, wellness & learning Fair on Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at the Flagstaff Aquaplex. This fun, pirate-themed event targets the school age children of northern Arizona and promotes a healthy summer and back […]

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Children’s Art and Yoga Classes – Saturdays – Starting Jan 9

| January 4, 2016
Children’s Art and Yoga Classes – Saturdays – Starting Jan 9

Don’t miss this great opportunity for fun, children’s activities (ages 3 through 12 years) to celebrate the winter season on the following Saturdays @ 11:00 am: 1/9/2016: Mindfulness in the New Year & 2016 paper craft (focus on color) 1/16/2016: Warm hands/ Warm heart & winter snowflake craft 1/23/2016 : Being Truthful & Collage 1/30/2016 […]

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DEADLINE EXTENDED – Baby & Toddler Yoga Teacher Training – Scholarship Application Due Dec 31

| December 28, 2015
DEADLINE EXTENDED – Baby & Toddler Yoga Teacher Training – Scholarship Application Due Dec 31

ChildLight Yoga is presenting a training that will cover infant and early childhood development and education on how practicing yoga can support the social, emotional, and physical development, as well as overall contentment an comfort, of babies and toddlers, newborn through 2 years.

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Choosing Quality Child Care and Preschool

| December 28, 2015
Choosing Quality Child Care and Preschool

Choosing a child care setting for your infant, toddler or preschooler is a big decision. Quality is one of the most important factors to consider, as research shows that quality early learning settings help children develop skills that are crucial to their success now and once they enter school. But quality is not always easy to spot. This checklist (find the printable, PDF version here) will help you recognize the key elements of quality and make a more informed decision when considering a child care or preschool setting for your child.

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Annual Child Fatality Review Finds Fewer Deaths, But More Resources Needed

| December 28, 2015
Annual Child Fatality Review Finds Fewer Deaths, But More Resources Needed

The Arizona Department of Health Services’ Child Fatality Review Team recently released its annual review of child deaths in the state, indicating that while the overall mortality rate in 2014 had dropped from the previous year, there are still too many Arizona children whose lives could have been saved. In total, 834 Arizona children died […]

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