March, 2018 I have been in the early education and care field for over 35 years and I have seen a lot of new innovations and the revitalization of old techniques that are once again new.    I recently read an article by Vicki Palmer who also has over 35 years of experience working as a preschool teacher.  She has identified essential benefits of early childhood education that I agree with whole heartedly.  Some of those benefits include:
  • Concepts: of Cooperation: Learning how to share, cooperate, take turns and persevere wi Read more »


  The holiday season is here!  Between Thanksgiving and the end of December many of our TenderCare families will be celebrating together and with their extended family members.  If your holiday season includes celebrating Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Christmas or other celebration it feels like this time of year comes upon us so quickly.  Often the rush of the holiday season can make our lives seem like everything is inside out and upside down.  And then just as we seem to catch our breath to enjoy the season it is over.  It is hard to exper Read more »