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Jul 29

Great Parent Resources from “Zero to Three”

When you see a baby wiggle to reach a rattle, a toddler stacking blocks, or a preschooler pretending to fly a rocket ship, you are watching children “in the zone”—engaged, exploring, and discovering. The first three years offer rich opportunities for learning that unfolds through play with adults, siblings, and peers. Learn more about how […]

Jul 29

Community Garden Filled with Produce!

Thanks to good weather and the labor of dedicated community members, the community garden boxes are overflowing with vegetables and flowers.  Pictured below are tomatoes, peas, cucumbers, green beans and flowers. The Food System Coalition, a subdivision of the Ringgold County Wellness Committee, successfully applied for a $750 One-Step Community Garden Grant from Hy-Vee Food […]

Jul 29

Dealing with Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease

If you have children, you have no doubt heard about Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease.  Check out this link to read about symptoms of the disease as well as ways to prevent it!  

Jul 29

Parents as Teachers Advisory Board to Meet August 15

Ringgold County Parents as Teachers will be hosting our first Advisory Council meeting at Jamie’s Coffee Mill and Deli on August 15 at noon.  The volunteer advisory group is being established for our PAT affiliate to offer advice and counseling related to the operation of the organization and planning of events and activities.  Primary functions […]