Shannon Lambert

Shannon Lambert is a freelance writer and blogger who lives in Northern Minnesota with her husband and six boys. She blogs about building a relationship with your children at As a former childcare provider and social worker, she believes all moms should have access to quality, affordable childcare.

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How to beat summer learning loss and find success in summer learning online

Summer vacation offers kids and families a chance to unwind and enjoy a much-needed break from the demands of school-time schedules and routines. But, as sweet as summertime is, there is also a potential downside to less structured plans and more free time: summer learning loss. Summer learning loss, also known as the “summer slide,” ...

Running a Daycare: How Safety Measures Can Be Your Competitive Advantage

Why Starting a Daycare is Becoming More Popular Starting an in-home family daycare is becoming a more and more popular alternative to going back to work for parents. Michelle Williams, an in-home family daycare provider in a rural Minnesota town, started her daycare because she wanted to be home with her kids, while also contributing ...