Child Action Inc. has a resource library open to the public during our hours of operation, M-F, 7:30-5pm. Parents can find and check out parenting resources, developmentally appropriate practices, activity books, and books on special needs as well as other topics. Check us out today!
Bal Yoga for Kids by Glenda Kacev and
A terrific picture book that shares easy yoga poses and poetry. Fun for transitions or anytime. The book also includes a DVD and music CD.
NEW YEAR, NEW RESOLUTIONS,
New Years can be a time to start new resolutions with goals towards self-improvement. Here's a fun idea for a resolution, how about starting a new family ritual or tradition? Game nights, reading together, and family meals can all be great ways to bring families closer together in this techno age. For more ideas and thoughts on starting family rituals and traditions, please visit our website:
Did you know that California has a new "Earned Income Credit" for parents?
The important thing to remember is that even if you aren't required to pay taxes due to your income level, you will not receive the credit unless you file. Here's some more helpful info on the subject:
Senate bill 1833, the Child Nutrition Reauthorization is moving forward in the next few weeks. Let your senator know that you feel it's important that children in caregiving situations for more than 8 hours a day have an additional snack. For information on how to contact Senators, click here:
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