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November 25, 2022

Why Child Care Drives Businesses Forward

For decades, most businesses have created a sharp separation between the personal and the professional. However in recent years—particularly since COVID—more and more businesses have seen […]
November 11, 2022

Military Family Blog Roundup

November is designated as National Military Family Appreciation Month. It is when the country honors military families, acknowledging the sacrifices they make while supporting their servicemen […]
November 4, 2022

Get to Know Your 3-Year-Old 

As your child grows and matures, you’re likely noticing several new changes in their behavior. At 3 years old, your preschooler is beginning to understand their […]
October 28, 2022

A Guide to Parenting During Deployment 

Every family deals with deployment differently—and every child will have a different reaction to a parent’s distance. Whether you’re preparing for your first deployment or you’ve […]
October 21, 2022

Checklist: What You Should Do When a Child Goes Missing

There is perhaps nothing as scary as a missing child — however, one of the best ways to help a lost child return safely home is […]
October 14, 2022

Halloween Safety Tips

As you prepare to celebrate Halloween this October, take some time to consider some key health and safety tips for your child.  From potential safety hazards […]
October 7, 2022

5 Ways to Cope with Anxiety as a Parent

The last few years have been challenging, stressful, and confusing for many parents—and if you’ve felt anxious and uncertain about the future, trust that you’re not […]
September 30, 2022

Building Responsive Communities 

Building a responsive community means building a strong foundation that prevents deeper issues from taking root. At One Place, we strive to accomplish this through preventative […]
September 23, 2022

Child Care Centers are Closing: Unpacking the Reasons 

Since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, child care centers have continued to close at an alarming rate: one-third of all centers have closed and […]
September 9, 2022

4 Ways to Help Your Child Read at Home 

Reading is one of the most difficult—and yet one of the most important—skills that your child will learn. To help your young reader become more confident […]
September 2, 2022

Coping with Separation Anxiety: Tips for Parents

Separation anxiety commonly impacts many babies and toddlers—and it can be heart-wrenching for a parent. If your child cries or clings to you as you try […]
August 26, 2022

3 Ways to Help Your Military Child Transition to a New School

Another school year is about to begin. If you’re a military family in Onslow County transitioning to a new school, you’re not alone. Moving to a […]
August 19, 2022

The CAC Wish List: What’s On It and How It Makes a Difference

Since opening its doors in 2010, the One Place Child Advocacy Center has served more than 3,100 abused and neglected children and their families. The Child […]
August 12, 2022

TASCO Gathers Community to Fight Abuse of Children

This is part of a continuing series of profiles on people and organizations on the front lines with One Place in protecting and serving children and […]
August 5, 2022

Find the Best Back-to-School Routine for Your Child

For both parents and children alike, having a series of patterns or routines performed daily can feel grounding and comforting—particularly as you’re preparing for your child […]
July 29, 2022

5 Reasons Why Early Head Start Sets Children Up for Success

One Place provides several early education programs that support children through their first 2,000 days, including Early Head Start, a federally-funded program designed for low-income families. […]
July 22, 2022

The Best Outdoor Places to Enjoy in Onslow County

Onslow County is home to a number of beautiful outdoor areas—from forests and rivers to beaches and intercoastal waterways. With summer in full swing, it’s time […]
July 15, 2022

Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten? A Short Guide 

Starting kindergarten is always a special occasion—and in the wake of so many school closures during the pandemic, this year will mark an important milestone in […]
July 8, 2022

Tips for Getting Your Child Outside and Into Nature 

With summer upon us, it’s the perfect time to encourage your child to get outside and spend some time in nature.  According to the American Academy […]
July 1, 2022

How to Prepare Your Toddler for Preschool

Preschool applications are open—and if you’re like many families in Onslow County, your 3- or 4-year-old might be starting preschool in the fall. This is a […]