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Shannon Nickinson
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One nice aspect of the Brain Bag project has been the chance to share what we hope will be the first of many books with new moms and babies — "P is for Pelican." Here's a preview.

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The support and assistance that agencies and organizations provide for parents may be the first and real opportunity they have had to put plans in action to change and improve their lives 

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Developing partnerships and relationships go a long way in finding the right people and places to help parents and their children reach their developmental milestones.

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What is happening to us at home inevitably impacts what we do at work. Here are some tips to find balance.

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My colleague, Reginald Dogan​, writes that the Community Drug and Alcohol Council (CDAC) uses the Incredible Years project to help parents learn ways to boost the social and developmental skills of their 3- and 4-year-olds. 

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A new venture for the Studer Community Institute is to promote parental engagement and help parents bridge the early learning gap to improve kindergarten readiness.

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Studer Community Institute and the University of Chicago announced a partnership this week to bring an early learning research project to Pensacola.

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Crunch the numbers and you'll find what working parents know all too well. The cost of childcare — and the challenge of raising quality of that care — is where the rubber meets the road for many families.

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A Nobel-winning economist groundbreaking study shines a spotlight on the importance of quality early education programs in reducing taxpayer costs and preparing the workforce for competition in a global economy

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Still have some holiday shopping to do? On Wednesday, Dec. 14, Studer Community Institute is the nonprofit beneficiary of sales at the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Bait and Tackle Shop. Get great gifts, support a great cause — that's a win-win!
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