Parenting and Family

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    Screen time recommendations for babies, toddlers, children, and teenagers. Also includes healthy habits for internet, TV and video games.
    Review Date: 4/22/2017
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    Information for parents to help understand their child's temperament and developmentally appropriate behaviors to better enjoy the holiday season.
    Review Date: 4/21/2017
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    Parenting strategies are available to help siblings adjust to the new baby.
    Review Date: 7/11/2017
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    Tips for parents to help transition their child to a new childcare setting, including what to expect and how to ease the transition.
    Review Date: 4/24/2017
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    Initiative of the American Academy of Pediatrics to improve the health and well-being outcomes of children and teens in foster care. Provides information on policy and advocacy for children and teens in foster care, health initiatives and needs, health systems, and resources.
    Review Date: 2/27/2017
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    A brochure focusing on how parents can help their baby or toddler feel secure during homecoming by having realistic expectations as family members reconnect and they begin to discover their new normal.
    Review Date: 8/2/2017
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    Article discussing recent research that suggests children usually adjust well over time to the divorce of their parents.
    Review Date: 4/8/2017
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    Information on planning to get remarried. Gives insight in areas that may be difficult for children.
    Review Date: 4/23/2017
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    A variety of reasons why people adopt children are discussed. Important questions that all prospective adoptive parents can ask themselves to help determine if adoption is the right option for them are listed.
    Review Date: 8/2/2017
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    Information on military homecomings and how to best support children during the transition. Contains Sesame Street videos and downloadable activity sheets for children and families.
    Review Date: 4/7/2017
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    Parenting tips on how to create structure and limits for preschoolers. The fact sheet is available both in English and Spanish.
    Review Date: 6/28/2017
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    Includes general guidelines to use in teaching children money skills or concepts at various ages.
    Review Date: 7/12/2017
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    Parenting tips are provided to help older kids adjust to a new baby in the family. There are also links for additional resources and suggested books for toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children.
    Review Date: 7/10/2017
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    Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics are discussed in a CNN news article about screen time for children of all ages. Also includes tips for parents for healthy digital media use.
    Review Date: 3/6/2017
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    The author discusses that the experience of transitioning to motherhood is different for each woman.
    Review Date: 6/1/2017

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