Life is far from perfect, but there are lots of reasons for optimism. Here is a great website to help you in setting positive goals for the future. This gives our lives a sense of direction and purpose. And although we face many challenges there are also lots of reasons to stay hopeful. By consciously choosing our priorities we can overcome issues, make progress and focus on what really matters.
Louie Talks Routines: It can be hard juggling childcare while working from home. Louie is here to remind you that it's okay if a routine runs awry every once in a while. Children are resilient and so are you! Watch the video to see Louie's message.
Time to Wash Your Hands: Washing your hands after you cough or sneeze, before you eat, after playing, after being outside, and after using the bathroom, can help keep germs away. Watch this video together with children and talk about other times you need to wash your hands (frequently!).
No Matter What Storybook: When the world around us looks and feels different, it’s important to remember the things that always stay the same, no matter what…like the love within a family. Here's a great video to watch together as a family.
Feelings Treasure Hunt
The Feelings Treasure Hunt of the week is WORRIED. The first thing to remember when your child is feeling worried is to take time to be physically present with them. Get started on all the great activities packed into this week's treasure hunt.
Spaces fill up fast for our programs so secure your spot as soon as you can. All of our Head Start Child Care Learning Centers are taking the safest and healthiest precautions possible during this time of uncertainty. Your family's safety and health is our most important job. Enroll today!
Easterseals is funded by two separate grants for Head Start/Early Head Start Services. We are a grantee of the Office of Head Start for services provided in suburban Cook County and a delegate of the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services for services provided in Chicago.