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Essentials for parenting toddlers and preschoolers
A free, online resource designed for parents of 2 to 4 year olds, Essentials for Parenting addresses common parenting challenges. Help parents build a safe, stable, and nurturing relationship with their child.
Prenatal parental stress linked to behaviour problems in toddlers.
From research by University of Cambridge’s Centre
Expectant parents’ emotional struggles predict emotional and behavioural problems in 2-year-olds.
How to help children handle grief after the death of a parent
From an article on Huffington Post
Intense feelings can be particularly hard to process for bereaved children dealing with the loss of an important figure like a parent. What can a parent or family member do to lovingly support a young child?
Stopping teen substance abuse in Iceland
From an article on Mosiac Science
The %age of 15-16-year-olds who had been drunk in a month fell from 42% in 1998 to 5% in 2016. The %age who have ever used cannabis is down from 17% to 7%. Those smoking cigarettes every day fell from 23% to just 3%.
Preparing for a transition
From an article by Parenting for Faith
How do we help our children with change, whether that's leaving home, a new school, new house or new member of the family? Growing up inevitably involves change but sometimes we don't find it easy to manage.
Vroom - boosting a child's learning
An app for parents and educators containing over 1,000 brain-building interactions you can do with your children.
Dad - a girl’s first and most influential love
From a blog by the Institute of Family Studies
Evidence demonstrating the remarkable potential of the father-daughter relationship and the disastrous consequences for all when it is ignored.
Childhood trauma could affect the next generation
From an article by Quartz
For every type of “adverse childhood event” (ACE) a parent went through, their children had 19% higher odds of poorer health and 17% higher odds of having asthma.
One school’s story of building resilience
From a video by ACE-Aware Scotland
Steps that staff have been taking as they work to put relationships and well-being at the heart of every single learning opportunity they offer to the 500 children in their care.
In our efforts to protect, are we increasing children's anxiety?
To become a confident, competent adult, should children go outside more, make their own mistakes and figure things out? Putting children in control helps them learn to solve problems, and cope better in new environments.
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