Scientists know how vital relationships are to humans, with enormous power in infancy.
The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University offers lots of great information online, including these short videos about early child development.
Press Release: Family and Home Network calls for family policies that help all families regardless of how they earn a living or care for their families.
Scary Halloween images are everywhere. A mom gently helps her daughter - at stores, in neighbor's yards... coping with scary things anytime and anyplace.
This book offers information and inspiration, and also abundant warnings about the barriers to play in our society.
Children have essential needs for nurturing care and time with their parents.
Nurturing is powerful and drastically undervalued. Nurturing heals, promotes empathy, and counters violence.
Researchers have come up with creative, scientific studies that measure some of the effects of parenting behaviors.
Author Rachel Macy Stafford tells her own story—about being buried in busy-ness—until finally she recognized the negative effects of her distractedness, her perfectionism and hu
Play is essential for children! Kids play alone, with siblings, friends—and with their parents. This book is about parent-child play.
Emotions are not just a personal issue. A person’s emotional development has effects on how well they function in social situations.