24 Jun · Lauren Till · No Comments

Safe Kids

A child dies from an unintentional injury every 30 seconds Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children. Their website has a wealth of information on how to keep kids safe. Safe Kids Worldwide has information on injuries, education and awareness programs, safety tips and how to get involved in …


17 Jun · Lauren Till · No Comments

Summer Water Safety

Now that it’s summer and the weather is heating up, a good way to cool down is to go for a swim! Whether it’s a pool, a lake, or splashing around with your toddler in the bathtub, kids love to engage in water play. However, water is a place where safety must come first. According …


10 Jun · Lauren Till · No Comments

Little Kids, Big Questions

Photo Credit The National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families has developed a series of 12 podcasts titled Little Kids, Big Questions that addresses common and often challenging issues parents face when caring for their infant or toddler including picky eating, sleeping through the night, and problem behaviors. The series also highlights an infant’s amazing …


27 May · Lauren Till · No Comments

Mental Health Awareness – Kids and Anger

As we wrap up Mental Health Awareness Month, consider the important social-emotional skills these children are demonstrating as they describe anger. Check out this article to see the six valuable lessons we can learn from these six children.


12 Apr · Lauren Till · No Comments

April is… Week of the Young Child

National Week of the Young Child is a celebration of the children we serve and the steps we take to help ensure that their early years are learning years. Week of the Young Child is April 12-18 and this year’s theme is “Celebrating Young Learners“! To learn more about how you can participate this week and …


13 Jan · Lauren Till · No Comments

Raising Food-Smart Kids

Like last week’s post, we’re still trying to help you keep your resolve to have a healthy family – hopefully a year-round goal! As you are leading in your family, “creating a nutritional home is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure the health of your child. To start, make smart food …


6 Jan · Lauren Till · No Comments

ABCDE This Year!

The New Year always brings New Year’s resolutions, and they aren’t always easy to keep. Here are some great ideas for parents and caregivers to “ABCDE” (Act Boldly to Change Diet and Exercise). As a parent, you are a role model! The foods you eat and the patterns you hold set an example for children. Download …


30 Dec · Lauren Till · No Comments

Be a Brain Builder

Start off the New Year as a brain builder for your child! Watch this two minute video to see parents who discover everything they need to make sure their child’s brain grows strong.


Help Me Grow Alabama

Help Me Grow Alabama is an affiliate of the Help Me Grow National Network and a program of the Alabama Partnership for Children.


Help Me Grow Alabama is funded by the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education through the Preschool Development Grant and the Alabama Department of Human Resources.


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