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Child Development

Resources from a number of educational organizations about how to talk to children after a tragedy, the psychological impact, and tips for dealing with what children learn from the media.

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 With a little observation and a few notes, you can start to better understand your child's behavior.  Here's how. 

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Enjoy discussing the questions your child asks. Encourage her to share her perspective and observations.  

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When families and teachers work together, kids win! Here are four things that kindergarten teachers want you know. 

 

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Sleep is critical to children’s everyday functioning, and as a parent you play a critical role in helping your child establish healthy sleep habits. 

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Rather than expecting an immediate change in your child's behavior, think about behavior as a developmental process that takes time to master. Let’s consider how positive guidance might look as children grow and learn over time.

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Why do young children bite?  Ideas and strategies for responding appropriately to this behavior.

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There are lots of ways to use the rain to your advantage and create authentic water play experiences for your children. Here are a few!

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Knowing when and how to control impulses is important for school readiness.

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Big Jobs are jobs you can do with children that will help the whole family. They include setting the table, planting flowers, and tidying up. Learn how Big Jobs can lead to big rewards!

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