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It’s Time for an Attitude of Gratitude – Parents Article

One positive thing about our current situation: it’s a great time to teach kids about gratitude, and brainstorm creative ways to say thank you. We’re all wishing we could hug our loved ones or give a high-five to those who are going above and beyond. Instead, though, we need to be resourceful and look for alternate ways to share the love. These days, anyone and everyone can benefit from a message of positivity. There are the obvious choices to reach…

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A lavoro con i figli: la soluzione di un’azienda di Padova – Parents Article

Un’azienda tecnologica in provincia di Padova ha pensato ad una soluzione per le famiglie dei dipendenti : spazi in azienda dedicati ai bambini per permettere loro di giocare, studiare e socializzare.Le aziende riaprono e le scuole sono chiuse : le soluzioni delle aziendeSiamo entrati ormai da tre settimane nella cosiddetta Fase 2 e dal 18 maggio molte attività hanno potuto riprendere ad esercitare regolarmente. Per molti si è trattato di un nuovo inizio, con nuove abitudini, soprattutto lavorative, che comprendono…

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Parenting in the Age of COVID-19. Staying Supportive. TEIS, Inc. – Parents Article

Like it? Share it, or post a comment below!By TEIS Early Intervention Staff The Coronavirus Pandemic has provided many new and unexpected challenges for everyone. Whether you are a young mother, a parent working from home, or grandparent used to helping with the kids, we’ve all had to adapt to new modes of coping in a very short span of time. Being in a lockdown situation creates new challenges, especially for those caring for young children, children with developmental delays,…

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Help Pass DJay’s Bill – – Foster Parents Article

On May 22, 2020, Congressmembers Karen Bass and Gwen Moore will introduce The Dosha Joi Immediate Coverage for Former Foster Youth Act, which would ensure that former foster youth have Medicaid until the age of 26. The bill is named after Dosha “DJay” Joi, a former foster youth, NFYI member, child welfare advocate, and nursing student who passed away in Milwaukee on May 14 due to COVID-19-related complications. Please join us in getting DJay’s Bill passed. Take Action Email or…

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Foster Heroes Still Needed Despite COVID-19 – Foster Parents Article

The need for foster parents is acute even in the best of times.  Today, amid the crisis stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, many kids are still waiting for foster families – and KidsPeace is committed to finding, training and supporting the next wave of fostering heroes. “May is traditionally National Foster Care Month, and despite what people may think, at KidsPeace Foster Care we remain open and ready to assist those seeking to be foster parents,” says Betsy Lunney, a…

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Videochat con i bambini: qualche trucco per renderle più accattivanti – Parents Article

A partire dagli 8 mesi in poi i bambini riescono ad interagire con successo con strumenti come webcam e ricevere videochiamate dai loro cari. In questo momento si tratta del modo più semplice e sicuro per restare in contatto con tutta la famiglia durante questo periodo di isolamento.Videochat per bambiniI bambini riescono ad utilizzare insieme ai genitori lo strumento delle videochat fin da piccoli. Alcune ricerche riportano che già dagli 8 mesi i bambini riescono ad acquisire nuove interazioni e…

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Tips for Supporting Your Kids During the Pandemic. COVID-19 – Parents Article

Like it? Share it, or post a comment below!By TEIS Early Intervention Staff Tips for Supporting Your Kids During the Pandemic The news about COVID-19 can be frightening, a major pandemic that has spread to almost every country around the world. The good news is that kids are affected differently than adults. Under 1% of cases have been recorded in children 9 years-old and under, and many of these have mild or no symptoms. There may be no fever, no…

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Join us for the 2020 Foster Care Aware Virtual Summit – Foster Parents Article

Foster Care Aware Virtual Summit is a digital community event to learn about fostering, discover techniques to thrive during uncertain times as a parent, and connect with the community that cares. May 4 – 29, 2020 Sign up at fostercareaware.org to join us! What is Foster Care Aware? Expert Trainings We have an incredible line up of professional educators to teach about attachment theory, emotional intelligence, and self coaching practices. Community Connection Meet other individuals making a difference in the lives of…

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Resources for Parenting Through COVID-19 – Parents Article

If you have young children, this is likely the first time you’ve had to parent through a pandemic. COVID-19 has completely upturned our daily lives, our routines—everything. And we have concerns about our health, our children’s health, how to talk to our kids about Coronavirus, and where to get financial support during a time of unprecedented layoffs—and some of us just need ideas on how to keep our kiddos busy and engaged all day! There are lots of wonderful resources…

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