I have been in the field of early childhood education for twenty years. I am a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and Phi Kappa Phi.
I have a strong belief that exposing children to language and literacy at an early age will enhance their ability to become better students in school. It is my mission to expose parents and teachers to valuable early childhood activities in the hope of enriching the lives of as many children as I can.
Peace, Blessings, and Happy Reading,
I was browsing the web this morning, innocently looking for ideas for a baby shower that I will be hosting...and I was surprised (and kinda' irritated) that one site which included a list of gift ideas recommended crib bumpers as a possible gift idea for the mom-to-be.
I hope that hospitals, birthing instructors, social service agencies, child care centers, and other agencies working with parents are informed about crib safety and that they are more importantly, educating parents! Hopefully agencies that work with minority populations are also committed to educating others on crib safety because there is some racial disparity when it comes to infant mortality rates.