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April 19, 2024

Child Abuse Prevention Month: How Early Childhood Educators Can Help Prevent Child Abuse

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month—and throughout the month, we’re sharing insights on different ways to help prevent child abuse and neglect. Today, we’re highlighting the […]
April 12, 2024

Week of the Young Child 2024-Family Friday

It’s been a fun-filled week celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and the community with hands-on collaborative activities encouraging movement and healthy lifestyles through […]
April 9, 2024

Child Abuse Prevention Month: How You Can Help Prevent Child Abuse in Onslow County

The future of North Carolina depends on the healthy development of the next generation. Our state—and our neighborhoods—will thrive when we invest in fostering safe, strong, […]
April 5, 2024

Week of the Young Child 2024

It’s Week of the Young Child from April 6th through the 12th and we’re here to share some fun family activities that you can do at […]
March 29, 2024

Conference gathers forces for community resiliency

Resilience has become a “hot button” element of ensuring survival, well-being, and success in many spheres of modern life—individuals and families, business and industry, faith, personal […]
March 15, 2024

Meet Bethany Esau of One Place: A New PBS Rootle Ambassador

One Place is excited to share that Bethany Esau, Child Care Resource & Referral Coordinator, has been chosen as a Rootle Ambassador by PBS North Carolina. […]
March 1, 2024

Free (and Low Cost) Spring Break Staycation Ideas

Wondering how to spend spring break in Onslow County? We’ve prepared a list of some of our favorite free—and low-cost—spring break staycation ideas for families. Whether […]
February 23, 2024

Find the Perfect Summer Camp for Your Child in Onslow County: 2024 Edition!

For children and teens, Onslow County is home to several fun and educational summer camps. Even though summer may seem far away, now is the perfect […]
February 16, 2024

Celebrating Family Support Awareness Month in North Carolina

This February we’re taking the month to celebrate Family Support Awareness Month in North Carolina. Founded just three years ago in 2021, Family Support Awareness Month […]
February 2, 2024

Military Child Care in Your Neighborhood (MCCYN): What You Need to Know

Military families face a distinct set of challenges—from frequent moves and deployments that can disrupt daily life. One of the most critical concerns for many military […]
January 5, 2024

Harness the Power of Positive Thinking with The Energy Bus: A new addition to Foundations for Resilience

One Place’s Foundations for Resilience program provides nonprofit and for-profit organizations in Onslow County with customized personal and professional growth opportunities and skill building. Research shows […]
December 29, 2023

2023 End of Year Blog Recap

As 2023 draws to a close, we’re reflecting on another year of investing in our community. From sharing details on the importance of child care, to […]
December 22, 2023

Dispatch from One Place’s Community Services Day 

Building strong, resilient communities requires a collaborative effort—and at One Place, connecting community members to critical resources is a core pillar of our mission.  One opportunity […]
December 15, 2023

What’s the Perfect Gift?

The most wonderful, wintery, wish-filled time of the year!! How many of us are juggling busy schedules, get-togethers, and the ultimate ugly sweaters?! But today, let’s […]
November 24, 2023

Foundations for Resilience Celebrates One Year!

Strong, responsive communities have a waterfall effect on a variety of community outcomes—particularly the futures of young children. A strong, connected, and responsive community benefits all […]
November 21, 2023

Ways to Be Thankful

This Thanksgiving season, I was thinking about all the ways my kids and I used to make memories. We would cut out colored leaves, “iron” wax […]
October 6, 2023

Early Educator Training at One Place  

At One Place, we help early educators discover the tools and resources required to expand your knowledge, strengthen your career, and connect with like-minded peers.  Whether […]
September 22, 2023

It’s Child Passenger Safety Week! Here’s everything you need to know about car seat safety. 

This week we’re celebrating Child Passenger Safety Week. To help families and caregivers better understand the importance of car seat safety, we’re sharing several tips and […]
September 8, 2023

Guest Post: Join the Fight to End Child Abuse

Child abuse is a community issue. It happens in every city, every town, every zip code.  Without community involvement, the problem will continue. This is a […]
August 25, 2023

One Place First 2,000 Days Series: Unpacking Early Learning and Neurological Development

For years, researchers have believed that the first 2,000 days—or five years—of a child’s life have a long-lasting impact on the trajectory of their life.  Today, […]
August 18, 2023

State examines ratings tool for assessing child care quality  

As parents and caregivers of children weigh their options for child care in the aftermath of COVID-19, they often find themselves wondering how scarcity impacts their […]