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Anti-Racism

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Family and Home Network is committed to continually learning about and practicing anti-racism.

Parenting

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Resources for parenting.

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Parenting

Count the Kicks

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Educating parents about the importance of tracking baby movements during the third trimester of pregnancy.

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Chores and Children

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Backed by science, here's some great insights into why young children want to help. There are so many benefits to respecting their natural instincts -- and you'll be building a stronger relationship while you work together! 

 

Difficulties, illness, death

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Resources on difficulties, illness, death. 

Playground Ideas for 0-3 Years Old

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Practical ideas for designing playgrounds that work for children aged 0-3 and their caregivers.

Mothers Speak Out on Child Care

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In 1989, our organization published this 30 page policy paper, examining some common misconceptions about mothers and work, about the media’s portrayal of issues of mothering issues, and about policy options. 

Unplug the Christmas Machine

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This book offers a thorough look at assumptions many people have about the holiday season, a brief history of commercialism associated with the holidays, exercises to help you identify your own family’s true wishes, and inspiration for making changes.

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Holidays

Baby GooRoo

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A wealth of information about breastfeeding - and also health and safety issues - offered in easy-to-access topic areas. 

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Breastfeeding
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Behavior, Stress, Breaking harmful patterns

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Scientific evidence shows the harm of spanking, yelling and shaming. The following resources can help parents as they break generational patterns and heal, strengthen their relationships with their children and learn new ways to raise their children with calm, love and connection.

Note: much better societal support for parents is needed - and research shows it is effective. 

Handout - Wholehearted Family Policies

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Handout - Wholehearted Family Policies - by Family and Home Network for the State Child Care Administrator's Meeting, 2004, Child Care Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

La Leche League

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For decades, La Leche League has been offering excellent, research-based information about breastfeeding to mothers.

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Breastfeeding