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This publication describes how children cope with stress and summarizes practices that parents can use to help a child deal with stress.
This publication describes the basic reasons for a child's misbehavior and how you can become an "emotion coach" to help children handle difficult feelings. It also summarizes developmental milestones for preschool years and middle childhood and poses some questions for parents to consider as they help their children learn and grow.
This publication for parents and caregiver describes strategies for building a child's sense of self-esteem, self-confidence, motivation and initiative.
This factsheet describes different parenting styles and lists suggested measures parents can take to discipline their children.
This publication provides some general guidelines for normal infant social, physical and cognitive development.
Don’t be reluctant to talk with your family about the possibility of a hurricane, fire, tornado, or flood. Thought and action before the disaster hits usually helps family members react wisely. Families that work together to prepare for the problem will cope better than those who do not take precautions.
This publication describes how to recognize a child's readiness for toilet learning and how parents can help their child learn to use the toilet.
Right at your doorstep may be many of the answers to the social, educational, and health challenges faced by children, parents, and teachers in the United States. Tips for encouraging outdoor activities with children are included, along with strategies for setting a standard to be outdoors, care for the environment, and spend time with family.
Children aren't born aggressive, they learn it. However, children, parents and caregivers also can learn how to cope with aggression. This guide answers some questions about aggression and suggests how to teach social coping skills to children.
This publication describes the physical, emotional and mental changes that preschoolers experience. It provides information that parents can use to support their children through this stage of development.
Parents who are going through divorce often believe that shielding children from the stress of the situation is in the children’s best interest. Instead of protection, they need support and reassurance during this temporarily stressful time. This guide will help you understand the stress that children often feel when their parents divorce.