The ways in which families meet their income-earning and caregiving responsibilities should not determine their eligibility for support and services.
The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University offers lots of great information online, including these short videos about early child development.
Family and Home Network has long advocated for policies that recognize and compensate unpaid caregiving. We have endorsed a Congressional bill that would relieve the financial stress on our nation's most vulnerable families - and increase parents' choices about how to provide care for their children. Easing the financial stress on families is a very powerful way to help parents and children!
With a focus on the current COVID-19 pandemic, trauma expert Dr. Bruce D. Perry has made a series of short (20 min) videos. He explains stress, distress and how the pattern of stress can determine whether stress is destructive (sensitizing) or positive (resilience building).
Robbyn Peters Bennett moderates a warm, supportive and informative conversation about parenting through these tough times.