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Child Care

YMCA Preschool Child Care: Confidence Grows Here

Starting early at the Y means your child acquires important life-skills that build confidence and form a strong foundation for the years ahead. Watch how that foundation starts in this short video on Preschool Child Care at the YMCA.

Tips and tricks for stress-free and nutritious lunches

With all the hustle and bustle of a new school year, the last thing that parents need is added stress around meal preparation. The task of making school lunches each morning can be daunting and stressful. Here are a few tips and tricks to provide nutritious, stress-free lunches throughout the school year and throw in some extra creativity when you're feeling inspired or have a little spare time.

Keeping summer's momentum going once school starts.

Summertime for our family is an opportunity for lots of activity and fun. Whether it's trips to the park, bike rides, or just staying at home and running through the sprinklers, keeping my kids active isn't too much of a challenge. Learn how to keep kids moving as they head back to school this fall.

Summer Experiences = Valuable Mental Development

It's mid-summer and with the warmer days things can get a little slow. What a great time to explore new territory, try some new things and imagine new worlds! It's important for kids to stay physically busy and mentally active when school's out.