How to Mentally and Emotionally Prepare Your Child for Back-to-School

By Tia V. Nagel, LMHC, School-Based Mental Health Therapist at Taylor Ranch Elementary School  Besides a basic list of school supplies, it’s important for ... continue reading

How to Set Goals You Can Actually Achieve

Blog By School-Based Mental Health Therapist Amanda Culp, RCSWI It’s just the beginning of 2021 and many of us are looking for ways to ... continue reading

How I ‘Eliminated the Unnecessary’ for my Child with Special Needs

By guest columnist Kayce Cole  Hi. I’m Kayce. My husband and I have one son, Sam, who we adopted from Russia when he was ... continue reading

Wish List Donations a Welcome Contribution at The Florida Center

Staff Report  So far, 2020 has been a year like none other. We’ve all had to change some facet of our lives to adapt ... continue reading

Helping Your Child Cope with Back-to-School Stress

By Pam Wilsen, School-Based Mental Health Therapist Here are four things families can do to deal with back-to-school stress  Fall 2020 is shaping up ... continue reading

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

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

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