Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

By:Vanessa Armstrong/   Do you have a child that is under the age of 5 in your home?  If the answer is yes, you have to check out Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library!   I had no idea this program had been around for over 20 years, according to her website “In 1995, Dolly Parton launched an…

Free Book Baskets

By: Vanessa Armstrong/ Have you seen these book baskets out in the community? One of our ongoing projects here at Lenawee Great Start is the Free Book Baskets within Lenawee County for families. We have a wonderful partnership with Goodwill in which they allow us to come once a month and sort through their children’s…

New prescription for parents: Read to your babies

By:Carrie Shrier/   The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a new policy statement recommending that parents and caregivers begin reading out loud to their children beginning in infancy. When a parent takes their infant to the pediatrician for well child visits, doctors go over important recommendations for a child’s health and wellness. Thanks to…