Quick Tip: Show Families Some Love

Juggling backpacks, diaper bags, traffic, and a busy work schedule means that the morning routine can be hectic and overwhelming for parents — especially during transition times like the back-to-school season. 

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One easy way to show families some love during the morning drop off is to place an unexpected treat at your front desk. A simple spread of portable breakfast items (think cereal bars, whole fruit, and coffee in to-go cups) will have parents smiling as they are headed out the door.


LanaMany thanks to Lana Diaz for sharing today’s Quick Tip.

A valued member of the DAL Advisory Committee, Lana is a Recruitment & Advancement Specialist for Doodle Bugs! Children’s Learning Academy.


Quick Tip: Let Go of What You Can’t Control

Talking about self-care sometimes conjures up images of bubble baths or a fancy latte, but at its heart, it’s really just a reminder to give deliberate time and attention to your own well-being. As the saying goes, “You can’t pour from an empty cup.”
self care_nourishOne solid self-care strategy is to lighten your “mental load” by letting go of things you cannot control. Check out this quick video to learn more:
Professor Teaches Important Lesson (3 minutes)


SaraMany thanks to Sara Lamoreaux for sharing today’s Quick Tip.

A valued member of the DAL Advisory Committee, Sara is a Quality Improvement Specialist for QUALITYstarsNY.