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Developing Empathy: Raising Children Who Care

Developing Empathy: Raising Children Who Care

What is Empathy? Empathy is the ability to understand the feelings of others, feel what they feel, and respond in helpful, compassionate ways. Children who are able to identify with and comfort others make friends more easily, generally perform better academically, and demonstrate a higher level of moral and emotional development. Are children born empathetic? [...]
Bullying

Bullying

What is bullying? Can be verbal and/or physical harassment and ranges from teasing and gossip to hitting How do I know if my child is being bullied? Your child might not want to go to school. Your child might have anxiety about going to school. Your child might have frequent headaches, stomachaches, other non-specific complaints. [...]
Boosting Baby’s Learning Potential

Boosting Baby’s Learning Potential

Watching a baby develop and discover the world is a fascinating experience! We now know newborns begin learning even before they are born! A baby’s brain is primed by nature for learning. But are there things that parents and caregivers can do to stimulate healthy brain development? Yes! And the wonderful part is, you do [...]
Bonding With Your Baby

Bonding With Your Baby

Bonding is the intense emotional connection that grows between parents and their baby. For some parents, especially mothers, this attachment begins even before the baby is born. For others it is a gradual process that develops over time as the parents and baby get to know one another. But what if you adopt or your [...]
Three Year-Old Developmental Milestones

Three Year-Old Developmental Milestones

Learning about ages and stages of typical development can help parents better anticipate, then guide children more successfully and confidently, through each developmental stage. Please keep in mind that even though there are typical patterns of development, actual timelines will vary for each child. The information below is a basic guideline to help parents identify [...]
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