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|Attachment: Supporting Parent Child Relationships and Separation
|During Part 4 of our series on attachment, Dr. Mary Harrison shifts the focus of our conversation to the topic of separation, and ways early childhood educators promote parent child relationships during arrivals and departures.
|"Just Breathe" Helps Kids Deal with Emotions
|"Just Breathe" is a short film that can be used to help children deal with emotions. Emotional responses are hard to navigate at any age. Figuring out how and what you are physically feeling is particularly challenging when you're feeling things like rage, sadness, disgust, and confusion for the first time. Sometimes, though, the best thing to do is just breathe.
|1-2-3 Trauma-Sensitive Toolkit for Caregivers
|This toolkit was developed by public health nurses with the Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) Weaving Bright Futures Program. Their goal was to improve the resilience of caregivers and the children in their care. It is intended to support caregivers on their journey toward trauma sensitivity. It is organized by topic. Each topic contains a brief overview, specific tools that can be used with children, and suggestions on where to find more information. Also included are handouts that can be used as teaching aids. Each toolkit topic builds upon the previous ones.
|10 Routines That Will Strengthen a Parent-Child Relationship
|We all crave those close moments with our children that melt our hearts. Connection is as essential to us as it is to our children. When our relationship is strong, it's also sweet, so we receive as much as we give. That's what makes parenting worth all the sacrifices. Researchers remind us that we need five positive interactions to each negative interaction to keep a relationship healthy. Here are ten that don't add time to your day, but do add connection.
|10 Things Every Child Needs (Videos)
|At birth, an infant's brain is only 25 percent of the size of an average adult's brain. Incredibly, by age 3, a child's brain has grown to 90 percent of that an adult's brain. During infancy and early childhood, children are flooded with new experiences that impact their brain development. The first 3 years of a child's life offer parents and other caregivers an amazing opportunity to shape the child's growth and form healthy habits that will last a lifetime. This site offers 10 videos discussing ways to facilitate child development from birth to three.
|100 Calm Down Strategies
|It's unlikely someone can be calmed down by being told to CALM DOWN. In fact, just the opposite usually happens. So what can you do when a child is nervously waiting for someone to arrive, refusing to go to the dentist or running in circles out of excitement? Click the link below to access a toolkit of calm down tools and strategies that you can access before, during, and after a crisis.
|14 Multicultural Children’s Books About Spunky Princesses
|These multicultural children’s books about spunky princesses challenge princess, gender and racial stereotypes and will empower girls to just be who they are meant to be.
|15 Behavior Strategies for Children on the Autism Spectrum
|In this article you will find 15 supportive behavior strategies for children on the autism spectrum (some strategies can be used with adults as well). Many of the strategies can also be used to help children without autism who have challenging behaviors.
|4 S's of Attachment
|From DANIEL J. SIEGEL, M.D. AND TINA PAYNE BRYSON, Ph.D: Children who form secure attachments with their caregivers lead happier and more fulfilling lives. These bonds are formed when parents respond to the needs of their children by providing the Four S’s. Here is a great " refrigerator sheet."
|5 Music and Movement Activities for Babies and Toddlers
|Read, Talk, Sing! Music is a part of family life in every culture. Simple lullabies have been sung to babies since the beginning of time. Health Partners Pediatrician, Elizabeth J. Placzek, explains that singing a familiar song can help form a special bond between parent and child.