Screen Sense: What the Research Says About the Impact of Media on Children Aged 0-3 Years Old
It is natural for today’s parents and caregivers to wonder about the role screens play in the lives of the babies and toddlers they love. Because ultimately, babies today are born into a world where screens and human interaction are often seamlessly interwoven. Screen Sense describes what is known at this time about the effect of screen media on young children’s learning and development...click here to read more.
Mindfulness Breaks | Weekly Series for Self-Care
Practice mindfulness with Maria Gehl, an internationally recognized leader in mindfulness in early childhood. During these 15-minute weekly sessions, Maria will guide us through simple yet effective techniques to use throughout each day to manage stress and anxiety...click here to read more.
Happy Parents, Happy Babies
A website dedicated to family support offered by psychotherapist and family specialist, Emily Griffin. Available services include the following:
Dads Helping Dads During a Pandemic
Weekly video chats offered to dad's facilitated by family specialist, Emily Griffin, about parenting, relationships, stress management, mindfulness, mental health, and your daily existence through stay at home orders and social isolation. Pay what you can $10-$40/week. If interested in joining this group, please contact Emily directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Find Balance in Times of Uncertainty
We are all affected by the global pandemic and learn new ways to adapt to this situation. What is happening at this time reminds us to join our prayers, our breath, and our hearts as we all walk together on this beautiful planet...click here to read more.
Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus
News of the coronavirus COVID-19 is everywhere, from the front page of all the papers to the playground at school. Many parents are wondering how to bring up the epidemic in a way that will be reassuring and not make kids more worried than they already may be. Here is some advice from the experts at the Child Mind Institute...click here to read more.
Being at Home: Self-Help for Self-Quarantine
Get creative! Every little bit of movement counts. When we’re confined to our home, we need to move, move, move! You don’t need fancy equipment or a lot of time; you just need to weave exercise into your schedule...click here to read more.
What to do When Work, Parenting, and Partnership Collide During Quarantine
We are facing an unprecedented challenge of how to work, parent, homeschool, and partner in the time of the Coronavirus Pandemic. During this tragedy, many of us have felt overwhelmed by the nuts and bolts of maintaining our most important life roles...click here to read more.
May 19, 2020 - Picky Eaters
May 12, 2020 - Independent Play
May 5, 2020 - Potty Training
April 28, 2020 - Co-Parenting & Conflict Resolution
April 21, 2020 - Outdoor Play & Social Distancing
April 15, 2020 - Spicing up Story Time
April 13, 2020 - Daily Routines & Setting Limits
Talking to Children About COVID-19
COVID-19 Advice for Parents
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