Why I chose my children’s mental health over Covid-19 risks at daycare

By Merab Favorite (originally posted in Sarasota/Manatee Mom Blog) The decision to send my children back to daycare wasn’t an easy one. I knew ... continue reading

Shea: Good census count critical to early childhood funding

By Kathryn Shea, President and CEO (This editorial originally appeared in the Herald Tribune on May 26, 2020) Leaders of the Florida Center for ... continue reading

Coffee with Consultants: A weekly advice vlog for parents

By Starfish Academy Social-Emotional Consultants Stephanie Essex & Yang Sandoval As a new mom, Yang Sandoval, a social-emotional counselor at Starfish Academy was having ... continue reading

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Managing Meltdowns with Mindfulness During Covid-19

By Monica Mehserle, School-Based Therapist at Lamarque Elementary School  We went from doing it all – dropping our kids off at school and picking ... continue reading

Being a “Good Enough” Parent During COVID-19

By Jennifer Gravesen, School-Based Therapist at Glenallen Elementary Many parents across the globe are under a great deal of stress due to the ramifications ... continue reading

The Giving Challenge Provides Opportunity for Support at time of Greatest Need

By Jeff Woodin, Chairman of the Board of Directors  These times are like none we have ever experienced before. For many, the Covid-19 restrictions ... continue reading

2020 Champions for Children Celebration: A Virtual Event

       Welcome to the 2020 Champions for Children Celebration: A Virtual Event CLICK HERE  to view the event program. Please join us ... continue reading

Helping your child and family navigate COVID-19

Staff Report  As we move from our normal daily routines into uncharted territory, The Florida Center for Early Childhood encourages families to view the ... continue reading

How the Coronavirus is impacting our services

Staff Report  Like much of the rest of the world, The Florida Center for Early Childhood is navigating obstacles associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. ... continue reading