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November 16, 2019

Relationships: Social and Emotional Development

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Scientists know how vital relationships are to humans, with enormous power in infancy.

September 8, 2019

Parent-child Interactions Build Brains

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The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University offers lots of great information online, including these short videos about early child development.

May 2, 2019

What Parents Want

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What do parents want? More time with their children.

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September 13, 2018

Children's Needs

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Children have essential needs for nurturing care and time with their parents.

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May 12, 2018

Thinking About Parenting

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Researchers have come up with creative, scientific studies that measure some of the effects of parenting behaviors.

June 5, 2013

The Power of Emotional and Social Competencies

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Emotions are not just a personal issue. A person’s emotional development has effects on how well they function in social situations.

March 1, 2004

Challenging Journey: Food Allergies

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The story of one family's experience with learning how to care for their son, who has severe food allergies. 

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October 4, 2002

Table Talk

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Talk may be cheap...

May 25, 2002

Teens - Provide and Advocate

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This article is the last of a five-part series designed to share parents' 

April 25, 2002

Model and Consult

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Teens must have ever increasing opportunities to practice reasoning and decision making: “In order to strengthen their decision-making skills, teens need environments that prese

March 25, 2002

Teens - Guide and Limit

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    This is the third in a series of articles in which parents of teens share the

February 25, 2002

Teens - Monitor and Observe

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This is the second in a series designed to share parents' experiences with raisin