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The most important call you'll ever make

Guest-blogger and Director of 4C Kentucky Services Julie Witten shares her thoughts on the role of early childhood professionals in advocating for children.

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead was on to something when she noted the importance of standing up for what you believe in. 318 more words

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Are Kids Getting the Services They Need?


School Speech Language Pathologists’ roles have changed throughout the years, for sure.  As the No Child Left Behind Act came into play in school settings and educators are being held accountable and the “paper trail” began, so have the roles of the SLP in the school.   1,773 more words

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Rosary Beads tight, wrapped around my neck..
Hair pulled in pieces, curled around massive fingers..
Pushed down on my knees…not for prayer, but submission..

Mother Mary, full of grace, was the Lord with me.. 254 more words


Let's Make This the Year of Understanding Children and Adolescents

Here we are, standing on the threshold of a new year.  What will it bring us?  What will it bring the children and adolescents in our communities? 506 more words


I’ve Got A Canister Of Peanut M&M’s And I’m Not Afraid To Eat Them

Who in their right mind buys a humongous bag of peanut M&M’s?  Someone with four empty dwarf canisters? Na…someone looking for a tasty little distraction, that’s who! 1,199 more words

(because I'm Just Silly...)

Use your voice for children! I did.

This is a guest post from Paige Runion, Leadership Coach at 4C for Children.

I have often reflected that I am a product of 4C for Children, the regional child care resource and referral agency in our region. 561 more words

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How does your afterschool program compare to the alternative?

As I sat in the waiting room of my doctor’s office recently, I picked up a copy of Parents Magazine and started thumbing through it. I came across an article entitled… 509 more words

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