What is Culture?

What is Culture?

What is culture? A system of shared beliefs, values, customs, behaviors, and traditions that the members of society use to interact with their world and with one another. Why is culture important? Cultures define who we are and what we value in life. It provides us...
Ways to Build Attachment with Your Baby

Ways to Build Attachment with Your Baby

When your baby feels good about himself, they feel safe enough to explore their world. They are comfortable being with other people. You can’t spoil your baby! During the first 6 months, they need all your love, understanding, and comfort. You can help your baby...
Transitions

Transitions

Transitions are changes that happen from the moment we are born and throughout our lifetime. Some transitions are expected; i.e. a broken relationship or lost job. Tips to manage transitions include: Prepare: anticipate when a transition is expected and prepare for...
Engagement

Engagement

Engagement is defined as Gathering and sharing information with families to support children’s learning and development. This includes engaging fathers in early care and education programs. This is most rewarding for the entire family. Engagement is Involvement and...
Family Partnership Agreements & Engagement Activities

Family Partnership Agreements & Engagement Activities

Family Partnership Agreements All families have the opportunity to participate in individual goal setting during their enrollment with Early Head Start. The goals are based upon families’ interests and choices. Early Head Start staff are available to assist in goal...