Many of us have heard and perhaps said things like: “I was spanked as a kid and I turned out all right.” “This hurts me more than it hurts you.” “It’s a parent’s job to discipline their child.” Spanking has been in the news lately, with many people offering opinions about whether it’s...MECC Cares for kids Barbara Dodds is the project administrator for the Early Childhood Professional Training Project funded by the Temple Buell Foundation of Denver. The project is based at the Durango Adult Education Center but serves all child care providers in Southwest Colorado. The project is in its 12th year of serving the professional development needs of child care providers. Barbara can be reached at 259-2094 firstname.lastname@example.org. For more info about the project, visit www.durangoaec.org/earlychildhood.htm.
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By Mary Dodd
Now that the holidays are over, the new toys have lost their novelty, and some New Year’s resolutions have already been broken, make a resolution that will last your kids (and our community) a lifetime.
It won’t cost any money, won’t wear out or be outgrown, doesn’t require anything but...
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The Montelores Early Childhood Council has resources to help you...