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May 17, 2024

Reading Aloud

We talk a lot about reading aloud! We all know how important it is. So we try. Let’s examine a few possible story times that we’ve […]
May 3, 2024

Ending Child Abuse and Neglect: Blog Roundup

While Child Abuse Prevention Month has come to an end, the work continues at One Place. We’re working to end child abuse and neglect every month. […]
April 26, 2024

Ending Child Abuse and Neglect: One Place’s Strategies

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month—and throughout the month, we’ve shared insights on different ways to help prevent child abuse and neglect. Today, we’re highlighting One […]
April 24, 2024

Is Reading a Book Just Reading a Book?

Books! We’ve shared a few messages now about books-reading aloud with your child, building a home library, using conversation to develop language…. All of those benefits seem […]
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 17, 2024

Preventing Child Abuse Through Safe, Nurturing Child-Adult Relationships

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month—and as part of our mission to end child abuse in Onslow County, we’re sharing tips and education on the many […]
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 22, 2024

Are Brains Built or Born?

Brains are built, not born. What happens in children’s early years sets the foundation for all the years that follow. Child development is a dynamic, interactive […]
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 27, 2024

The “Big Six” Literacy Skills

We talk a lot about the importance of early literacy, daily book reading, and book sharing routines. But this month, I thought we could ADD to […]
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 9, 2024

Valentine’s Day Feature: 5 Tips to Spend Quality Time with Your Child

Happy Valentine’s Day from One Place! No matter how you’re celebrating the holiday, spending quality time with your child is one of the best ways to […]
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 26, 2024

What are your New Year’s resolutions?

January. There’s something special about this month. Everyone is excited about the new year and the new possibilities Many of us decide to face the new year […]
January 19, 2024

Early Head Start: Pregnant Women and Expectant Family Services

Are you pregnant and expecting a child? Families in Onslow County can enroll in the Early Head Start (EHS) Pregnant Women and Expectant Families program and […]
January 12, 2024

Making the Move: When to Upgrade Your Child to a Booster Seat

As a parent, ensuring the safety and well-being of your child is a top priority—particularly when it comes to the dangers of being a child in […]