PCHP in the News

  • The Power of Prevention: Why Investing Early Makes Sense

      This blog post was written by PCHP Massachusetts State Program Director Carol Rubin     On Friday November 9th, members of the Parent-Child Home Program’s (PCHP) MA Advisory Council along with State Director Carol Rubin presented at the MA Association of School Committees/MA Association of School Superintendents Joint School Leadership Conference. This conference is the…Read More

  • PCHP families in Cambridge, MA enjoy Banana For Two!

      This blog post was written by Honey Schnapp, PCHP Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts.     We are so excited for the opportunity to introduce Ellen Mayer’s new book, Banana for Two, to our families. It made its debut as part of our curriculum this year at our Spring Family Library Event on April 3rd. We…Read More

  • Super Bowl LII

    It’s Super Bowl Sunday! The New England Patriots vs. the Philadelphia Eagles… or is it really Massachusetts PCHP sites vs. Philadelphia PCHP sites? Massachusetts PCHP sites reach over 1350 families. Philadelphia PCHP sites, while just in year two of implementation, reach almost 200 families. PCHP families, children, and staff in both locations are showing their…Read More

  • PCHP Board Member Hillary Frommer Visits Chile Site

    PCHP Board Member Hillary Frommer recently had the opportunity to visit the Fundacion Ninos Primeros PCHP site in Santiago, Chile. She had the pleasure of meeting Amelia, one of the site’s first graduates, and her mother Victoria. Hillary was honored to be welcomed into Victoria and Amelia’s home, and was delighted to watch Amelia play…Read More

  • PCHP Philadelphia Celebrates Their First Year of PCHP!

    On October 5th the Parent-Child Home Program in Philadelphia celebrated its first year in the city at the historic Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse in North Philadelphia. PCHP families from North and South/Southwest Philadelphia had a fantastic time playing at the playground especially on Smith’s giant wooden slide, as well as enjoying food truck treats…Read More

  • Rockland 21C East Ramapo Parent-Child Home Program Graduation Story

      The Rockland 21C East Ramapo Parent-Child Home Program site (PCHP), held a wonderful graduation and end of year ceremony on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, celebrating another successful Program year. As families arrived for the celebration, they were greeted by music and a room decorated in festive blue and white tablecloths and balloons. Craft paper…Read More

  • PCHP’s Stoughton, MA Site Hosts a Literacy Night!

    Mindful that “children are made readers on the laps of their parents” Stoughton Parent-Child Home Program recently hosted a family literacy night. Parents and pajama-clad children cuddled on blankets while authors Carolyn-Curtis-Mahoney (author of I Took the Moon for a Walk) and Sarah Marwil Lamstein (author of Big Night for Salamanders) read their books, drawing…Read More

  • PCHP’s Westchester, NY Site loves Brown Bear, Brown Bear!

    In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, PCHP sites are sharing why they love this classic children’s book!   Reading Together Brown Bear, Brown Bear is a classic and timeless children’s story. This fun, light-hearted, and interactive book helps children develop language, learn colors and animal names, and hone the skill…Read More

  • Read Across America

    In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2, Parent-Child Home Program sites across the country took part in Read Across America, a national celebration of reading. Reading some great Dr. Seuss books, being Dr. Seuss characters, and doing Dr. Seuss themed art projects, PCHP families had lots of fun celebrating reading and one of…Read More

  • From Being a PCHP Early Learning Specialist to Writing Books Used on PCHP Home Visits, Meet Children’s Author Carolyn Curtis-Mahoney

    I Took the Moon for a Walk is a wonderful children’s book published by Barefoot Books and read by Parent-Child Home Program families and many other families nationwide. We were thrilled to discover that the author is not only a strong PCHP supporter, but also an Early Learning Specialist herself. We had a chance to…Read More