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Child Development

These resources on child development offer understanding, support and intervention.

Child Mind Institute

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"an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders."

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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! 

 

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December 27, 2019

2019 Year-End Report

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Family and Home Network is a grassroots national nonprofit organization focused on the needs of parents and children to spend generous amounts of time together. 

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.

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.

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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.

Janet Lansbury: elevating child care

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As a new mother, Janet learned how to respect her infant's capabilities and need to initiate actions and be informed about what was going to happen. Janet shares her knowledge and experience with infants, toddlers, children - and their parents - on her website, social media, podcasts and blog. 

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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. 

Baby GooRoo

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Baby GooRoo - "We focus on health, nutrition, and safety, with an emphasis on breastfeeding. Our content is science-based and thoroughly researched."

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Child in Mind

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Dr. Claudia Gold's blog "speaks to parents, professionals who work with children, and policy makers. I aim to show how contemporary developmental science points us on a path to effective prevention, intervention, and treatment, with the aim of promoting healthy development and wellbeing of all children and families."

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