A New Perspective on Raising Flourishing Teens
A New Perspective on Raising Flourishing Teens
  • Parents who promote positive behaviors rather than focusing on bad behaviors have flourishing teens.
  • Most positive behaviors stem from four foundational skills; self-control, self-esteem, values, and empathy.
  • Through careful parenting choices, teens can learn the skills needed to make good decisions.
What Modern Moms Should Know About Breastfeeding
What Modern Moms Should Know About Breastfeeding

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  • Breastfeeding doesn't always come naturally to new mothers or infants.
  • Try to relax and enjoy peaceful skin to skin contact before feeding, and let your baby take the lead.
  • Some mothers may need expert help, and that's okay.
Resilience Series Part 7: Acts of Service
Resilience Series Part 7: Acts of Service

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  • Serving others can give children and teens a sense of control and accomplishment.
  • Children can learn the benefits of serving those around them right in their own home.
  • Teaching children to serve others helps builds resiliency, a skill that can be strengthened through practice.
Resilience Series Part 6: Self-Care
Resilience Series Part 6: Self-Care

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  • Self-care is just as important for children and teens as it is for adults.
  • Encouraging children to be more mindful of their physical and emotional needs helps them recognize how things affect them.
  • Teaching children to practice self-care helps builds resiliency, a skill that can be strengthened through practice.
Resilience Series Part 5: Fostering Connections
Resilience Series Part 5: Fostering Connections

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  • Connections play a big part in maintaining health and well-being, especially with the added stressors of a pandemic.
  • While friendships are important, some of the most important connections children and teens can develop are with family.
  • Fostering connections helps builds resiliency, a skill that can be strengthened through practice.
Resilience Series Part 4: Goal Setting
Resilience Series Part 4: Goal Setting

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  • Setting realistic and attainable goals will help your children become successful throughout their lives.
  • Goal setting helps give children and teens a sense of control over situations, especially during stressful, unpredictable times.
  • Attaining goals helps builds resiliency, a skill that can be strengthened through practice.
Resilience Series Part 3: Maintain a Routine
Resilience Series Part 3: Maintain a Routine

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  • Establishing and maintaining a routine is one of the best ways to foster a sense of stability and combat feelings of helplessness.
  • Modeling flexibility, especially in times where the only predictable thing is unpredictability is just as important as having a routine.
  • Resilience is a skill, and like any skill, it can be strengthened through practice.
Resilience Series Part 2: Keep Things in Perspective
Resilience Series Part 2: Keep Things in Perspective

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  • Keeping a broader perspective in mind can help children and teens persevere through hard times.
  • Sharing different examples or experiences or can bring hope for the future.
  • Resilience is a skill, and like any skill, it can be strengthened through practice.
Resilience Series Part 1: Letting It Go
Resilience Series Part 1: Letting It Go

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  • Teaching children and teens to evaluate situations will help alleviate stress and build resilience.
  • Being proactive and discussing potential sources of anxiety can help in future decision making.
  • Resilience is a skill, and like any skill, it can be strengthened through practice.
Supporting the Siblings of Special Needs Kids
Supporting the Siblings of Special Needs Kids

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  • Growing Up With An Autistic Sibling.
  • Protect them from burnout.
  • Take advantage of resources for siblings of children with special needs.

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