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Winter Newsletter 2017

The 2017 Onward Update Winter Newsletter is out, featuring our cover story about a parent who has become a leader among her peers!

Sandra would have preferred to stay with her daughter until she was ready for kindergarten. However, she needed daily childcare while she worked to support her family.


She was apprehensive about placing her daughter in a daycare, especially after hearing horror stories on the news. “For me that was the biggest thing, needing to trust that someone would take care of your child the way that you would.”

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Building Independence and Kindergarten Readiness

“It has been an awesome experience – I’ve learned a lot. I love the support that we receive as parents. My daughter always greets her former teachers with a hug, she’s going to remember them for a long time.”

Sandra would have preferred to stay with her daughter until she was ready kindergarten. However, the realities of working full time to support her family made that simply not possible. Sandra was apprehensive about placing her daughter in a daycare, especially after hearing horror stories on the local news. “For me that was the biggest thing, needing to trust that someone would take care of your child the way that you would.”

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