What Parents Need To Know About Homework

How does your child refer to the ‘H’ word? How do you refer to the ‘H’ word? ‘Homework’. When teachers assign homework, children are expected to get it done. We know that every assignment is not always graded or reviewed. In an attempt to minimize its importance, your child will be quick to tell you so. Nonetheless, […]

For Opioid Overdose: ” Someone is unresponsive and not breathing.”

Opioids include prescription medications used to treat pain such as morphine, codeine, methadone, oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl, hydromorphone, and buprenorphine, as well as illicit drugs such as heroin. Opioids work by binding to specific receptors in the brain, spinal cord, and gastrointestinal tract. In doing so, they diminish the body’s perception of pain. However, opioids can […]

Domestic Violence: Do You Know The Warning Signs?

There I was in the middle of the night, being kicked, punched and beaten by the father of my child, and in an attempt to summon a desperately needed rescue, I somehow made it to s street-facing window and loudly yelled, ” Help!”. It was a quiet block, so I was certain that someone would […]

Home Visiting Safety Considerations for Educators: Planning for Arrival

As we continue to plan for your safety surrounding making home visits, in efforts to establish partnerships with parents and caregivers, there are more aspects to be mindfully explored. Preparation, assessment and appropriate action characterize these considerations. After you have determined ‘appropriate’ actions needed as your home visiting plan develops, begin to consider the next […]