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Meet Jaci Foged, "Learning Child" Educator: Jaci Foged serves Lancaster, Otoe and Cass counties. Her focus is on early childhood development as part of the Nebraska Extension “The Learning Child” team. Jaci specializes in training early childhood educators and parents as they work with children ages newborn to 8 years. Learn more here

Don’t Banish the Booster Until Children Are 57" Tall - August 2016 NEBLINE Article! Be a good role model for your child, buckle up every time you are in the car and talk with your child about why buckling up is important. Make sure your child is 57 inches tall before you banish the booster.

Just in Time Parenting: Are you expecting your first child? Do you have children or grandchildren? Maybe a teen who is babysitting? Just in Time Parenting newsletters are free - available on-line or sent to your email. Covers 1st trimester to age 5. From our eXtension university partners: View newsletters on-line or subscribe HERE

Texts 4 Teachers! University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension's Texts4Teachers delivers text messages for teachers of children from birth through age 8 that focus on the critical areas of: Child development | Family involvement | Social and emotional development | Health, safety and nutrition | Curriculum and activities CLICK HERE for more details

Teen Drinking - it's time for a heart-to-heart. Consistency | Expectations | Fairness | Authority | Boundries: Resources to help you have a heart-to-heart talk with your teen. Learn more at TalkAboutAlcohol.org
(If you live in Nebraska, and your child or another teen is in need of immediate assistance from an alcohol or drug treatment professional, please contact Nebraska Family Helpline at 1-888-866-8660.)

Area Events / Workshops / Conferences:
Upcoming Learning Child Trainings

Pediatric and Adult CPR and First Aid for Childcare Providers: Friday, Sept. 1, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. Cost is $40. Registration deadline is Aug. 28. A class through the American Red Cross taught by Extension Educator Jaci Foged. 2 DHHS in-service hours for CPR and 1 hour for First Aid. Details and Registration Form

Water Science Resources Training for School-Age Teachers and Childcare Providers: Wednesday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. Cost $10. Register by Sept. 13. Details and Registration Form.

Early Learning Guideline (ELG) Health and Physical for Childcare Providers. Part 1: Thursday, Sept. 21, 6-9 p.m. Part 2, Thursday, Sept. 28, 6-9 p.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. Cost is $25. Register by Sept. 15.

Nutrition & Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Childcare (NAP SACC) Tuesdays, Nov. 7 and Nov. 14, 12:30-3:30 p.m. (must attend both dates). at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. Free. Register by Nov. 1  HERE 

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