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Helping families spend generous amounts of time together.
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We focus on children's needs for warm, nurturing relationships with their parents -- and on parents' experiences and feelings as they take the time to meet their children's needs.  

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All care for children must be supported including care by parents themselves!

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Latest News

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April 16, 2021

About the 2021 Refundable Child Tax Credit

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Information about the 2021 Refundable Child Tax Credit.

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March 15, 2021

Campaign for Inclusive Family Policies

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The ways in which families meet their income-earning and caregiving responsibilities should not determine their eligibility for support and services.

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March 19, 2021

Resolution on Inclusive Policies for all Care

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A Resolution on Care - so ALL caregiving, whether done by professionals or by family or friends, is supported by policies.

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March 15, 2021

About the Worker Relief and Credit Reform Act

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The Worker Relief and Credit Reform Act HR 5271 was introduced by Reps Marcia Fudge and Gwen Moore.

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Federal legislation - $$ for unpaid caregivers

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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!

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Stress & Resilience - Watch & Discuss Together

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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).

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Parenting through Tough Times

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Robbyn Peters Bennett moderates a warm, supportive and informative conversation about parenting through these tough times.