Here’s what you can enjoy inside Embolden PDC this month!
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Is self-care something you actively manage as a dayhome professional? Do you feel the freedom to put yourself first no matter what? The truth is we can’t take care of others if we aren’t taking care of ourselves. So why is it so difficult to ditch the guilt and make our own self-care a priority as dayhome professionals?
Don’t miss this chance to spend a couple of hours taking care of YOU!
REGISTER NOW AND SAVE THE DATE! – Free for members
This is a must-do workshop for anyone working with kids or for parents and caregivers with children under the age of 18. Help prevent child sexual abuse by learning:
• What to watch for and concerning signs
• Internet Safety
• Identifying and avoiding high-risk situations
• When and how to start conversations about child sexual abuse
• How to use everyday situations to initiate conversations
• How to react to a child who may be disclosing abuse
• How to report child sexual abuse
REGISTER NOW AND SAVE THE DATE! – Free for everyone
Strategies for Reading Aloud to Preschool Children
On the last Friday of every month we’ll gather inside the Facebook Group to watch a free Early Childhood Investigations Webinar as a group. This is an easy way for dayhome professionals to get in some professional development and grow!
New inside the portal this month is a simple to use Canva Flipbook Template. This “About Me” booklet is the perfect resource for new children transitioning to care or for those that experience separation anxiety. You can either fill in the photos yourself or send this link off to parents and have them input their family photos so their child will have a flipbook to look at through during the day.
This template is editable in Canva so that you can easily and effortlessly drag and drop photos into each of the predefined image boxes. Just print and go!
Are you struggling to attract parents with your advertising efforts? Do you have eye-catching ads to draw them in so that they can learn all about your amazing dayhome and what you have to offer? Grab these quick and easy to edit Canva templates to help you create fun and engaging dayhome ads so that you can attract more parents and fill your spots!
This template is editable in Canva so that you can input your unique information in a matter of minutes. These templates are pre-sized to fit Facebook and Instagram so that you can quickly start advertising across multiple social media platforms in no time.
We’ve put together a super cute and easy to use Canva Template to help you effortlessly create a dayhome photobook keepsake. With 22 pages of text and graphics – you can easily drag and drop your photos to create a professional looking photobook in minutes. These make a great goodbye gift or yearly photobook keepsake and can be printed right in Canva and shipped to your door!
This template is editable in Canva so that you can quickly and easily customize the pages with your own photos and text.
Don’t forget to join us for our Monthly Nap Time Chat inside the Embolden PDC Facebook Group!
We get together on the 2nd Friday of every month to connect and unwind.
This is a great way to meet other dayhome professionals in our community. It’s a super casual atmosphere where you can share the wins and the struggles you’ve experienced over the month. Feel free to pop in and out at anytime during the hour!
RSVP HERE – OPEN TO EVERYONE
November is a great month to get reconnected to our community so be sure to register for some upcoming events! You can check out whats new and upcoming through the NETWORKING & EVENTS section of the portal!
We look forward to connecting with you this month!!!
Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been a provider for 30 years – Embolden PDC is your community!
We are Alberta’s Only Dayhome Support Network and we are dedicated to ensuring that all in-home child care professionals feel supported and valued as an integral part of the child care system in Alberta.
We believe that with resources and support, safety and quality are enhanced within in-home child care – but often times resources and support that speak to the uniqueness of operating a dayhome can be difficult to find.
With Embolden PDC, dayhome operators can easily access all the resources and support they need to enjoy an empowering and rewarding career as a child care professional.