Early Childhood Partners
Early Childhood Partners provides support for families and children from before birth through school age. We provide access to comprehensive services, child development information, and educational opportunities to support you in your role as your child’s first teacher.
North Shore Kid
The North Shore Kid website is a helpful event calendar and resource guide for families North of Boston.
Macaroni Kid North Shore
Macaroni Kid North Shore and its family of Publisher Moms are dedicated to delivering the scoop on all the family-friendly events and activities happening in their communities each week.
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
All Cape Ann Children under the age of 5 are eligible to register for FREE monthly books from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
Timely topics from the folks at Children’s Screen Time Action Network …
Spoiled Right: Delaying Screens and Giving Children What They Really Need
For years, we’ve been told kids are spending too much time on screens. But, what if we focused on the activities we want them to be doing instead? On our next Action Network Live!, we’ll chat with book author and expert Dr. Meghan Owenz, whose SPOIL system has helped families focus on the multitude of activities that build healthy children and incidentally reduce screen time and its negative effects. It is the much needed “what to do” answer instead of the heavy-handed “what not to do” mandates about children’s screen time. Dr. Owenz makes it simple by explaining how to use goal science to reduce screen time by focusing on what children need more of, like social time, play opportunities,outdoor experiences, chores, and a strong relationship with reading. You can view this informative video here
The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud…from Children’s Screen Time Action Network
Many people cherish the memory of being read a story at bedtime by a parent, grandparent, or older sibling. But few know how this simple act lights up the inner workings of a child’s brain – even older children and teens! Join pediatrician John Hutton and Wall Street Journal children’s book critic Meghan Gurdon explore the profound impact reading aloud can have on children’s development in this Action Network Live event here