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What COVID-19 safety protocols should my child care provider have in place?

As we move through the summer, many families are in the process of enrolling (or re-enrolling) in early education or child care programs for the fall of 2021. For many, this is happening following a year at home weathering the COVID-19 pandemic, and parents and caregivers likely have new concerns and questions as they begin their search for the right program.

By ABC Quality Team on August 20, 2021

How do I help my child build a love of literacy?

By the time we reach adulthood, most of us know that reading is one of the most important developmental tools we have as human beings. From an early age, reading changes the way our brains develop, teaches us how to relate to and communicate with other people, and helps us understand the world in brand new ways.

By ABC Quality Team on August 17, 2021

How much sugar should my child eat?

For many adults, sugar played a major part in childhood diets, turning up in everything from sweetened breakfast cereals and fast food to even in hidden processed foods like ketchup, fruit juice and even granola. But as parents and caregivers learn more about the long-term effects of sugar in a child’s diet, how do you know how much is too much?

By ABC Quality Team on June 29, 2021

How do I introduce my child to sports?

As parents and caregivers, we all look for ways to help enhance the lives of our children and to ensure they develop as strongly as possible. On the surface, playing sports is an obvious way to help children incorporate exercise into their lives, while also stressing the importance of physical fitness

By ABC Quality Team on June 22, 2021

Who can help me with child care?

Quality child care is the goal of any good parent or caregiver. But paying for child care costs is often difficult for many families. Fortunately, in South Carolina, there are various kinds of resources available to families in need of financial assistance for child care.

By ABC Quality Team on June 15, 2021