Local educational consultant to offer free mindfulness classes for after-school program staff. She tells us why
February 15, 2022
Local educational consultant, author, and public speaker, Wendy O’Leary, M.Ed., says that when educators and parents practice mindfulness for any amount of time, children in their lives reap the benefits.
November 23, 2021
COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 are now approved, following the most rigorous vaccine safety process in history.
October 18, 2021
Break out the pumpkins, candy, and costumes. Halloween is here!
October 7, 2021
Feelings can be overwhelming, especially for young children. Sadness, anxiety, and even positive feelings like excitement are powerful enough to affect learning and social-emotional development.
August 4, 2021
What do these Central Massachusetts families have in common? They’re either unaware of available support systems, ineligible due to income restrictions, or afraid of being stigmatized as poor or burdensome.
July 27, 2021
August is National Wellness Month! We’re celebrating with new health and wellness activities on our Day of Play site. Learn games that generate happiness, self-esteem and empathy while encouraging physical activity.
June 3, 2021
COVID-19 is still a threat; and work still needs to be done to keep our youngest safe, and to protect their learning and growth. But we can see the light at the end of the tunnel. https://ecotarium.org/
May 7, 2021
She deserves it all. A safe and responsive environment that nurtures her today, because she needs that, but also helps her grow toward a bright future, because that’s important, too.
April 28, 2021
Good news in the quest for universal, affordable early education and care! A majority of state legislators have now signed on as co-sponsors of the Common Start Legislation.
April 8, 2021
In celebration of the Week of the Young Child®, Edward Street is hosting a unique art exhibit and immersive experience - Spring Is Bursting Out All Over!