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Smart Start of NHC
Smart Start of New Hanover County works to ensure that every child, birth to 5, has the opportunity to enter school prepared for success.
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Sharing Gratitude Stories - a classroom exercise with children. By intentionally noticing and naming those actions, we develop our capacity to feel . . Visit
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 30
Every aspect of education has been impacted by -19. The PNC Foundation awarded a generous $25,000 grant to to provide teachers the technology they need to adapt to a virtual environment. Pictured: Chris George, SVP, Reg. Mgr. Wilmington
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 30
Has your family decorated? Holiday decorations can help children feel connected to family traditions. To help make sure your decorations are safe, the American Academy of Pediatrics offers some tips -
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 26
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 25
Setting Boundaries - Families have been stuck at home & dealing with social distancing all year. Tune in 8pm tonight free on Instagram to hear Jess Ahlum, a 2020 Children's Champion, chat about setting boundaries around Holidays. Join here
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 25
Holiday Hours 2020 - The office & Resource Room will be closed: Wed., Nov. 25 - Fri. Nov. 27, reopening on Mon., Nov. 30 Thurs., Dec. 24 - Fri., Jan. 1, reopening on Mon., Jan. 4 . We wish for you healthy and happy holidays!
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 25
Are you planning to spend time cooking today? Here are five ways to enjoy cooking with your children while raising an adventurous eater along the way.
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Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Nov 20
After studying rural child hunger in 6 states (including North Carolina) this report from and has 5 immediate recommendations to help.
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 22
As -19 rages on, social get-togethers are risky. Public health experts say that small household gatherings are among the reasons cases are rising again. Read tips from for making memories while minimizing the risk.
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 21
As the -19 rages on...we want to provide our children with a sense of consistency & normalcy in a time filled with uncertainty, fear, and change. Here are 5 ways to nurture gratitude in children
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 19
DYK 1 in 5 children struggle with hunger in ? staff spent an afternoon partnering with packing food boxes for children & families in .
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 18
Deadline extended: Low-income families in have until Dec 7th to apply for a $335 stimulus payment set aside for parents with school-aged children. Read
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 18
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 18
Are you a provider? wants to hear how the pandemic has affected you! Complete survey by 11/22 to win 1 of 10 $50 gift cards. English Spanish
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 16
Community help is available in tough times!
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 11
100 kids & over 50 families received a nutritious snack pack with the Virtual Early Childhood Family Festival swag bags, thanks to ! thanks you for your partnership and support for families in !
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 11
Thank you to & for donating 100 Family Swag Bags to our Virtual Early Childhood Family Festival! Over 50 families and 100 children drove by to pick up their family fun activities! Your support is invaluable!
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 11
Did you miss our Virtual Early Childhood Family Festival last Saturday? You can still tune in! Visit to enjoy performances & activities by Mr. Scooter aka Melvil Dewey, & Share a photo & tag us!
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 10
Meet Kelly Puzon, Behavior & Inclusion Support consultant at . . Kelly works closely with teachers & children on social emotional development & addressing a special needs by sharing techniques, materials & guidance.
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Smart Start of NHC Nov 9
When kids get better sleep, so do moms & dads! On Nov 10th (tomorrow)at 12:30, hosts a FREE parent webinar: How Much Sleep Do Kids Need? Safe Sleep Toddlers & Sleep Helpful Sleep Solutions .
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