Ages and Stages
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Tips and information to help raise happy and healthy children at different stages of their development.

What are the Milestones in Child Development?

Learn the stages of development for children at different ages by visiting this website at Very Well Family. The articles on this website have been peer reviewed by doctors and other health care professionals.

Healthy Kids

These tips are meant to help families and service providers to support their children as they grow. Learn ways to talk about wellness, safety, and coronavirus and more with your children.

Parenting Information & Support

Find information on parenting support and what to expect. Topics include bullying, discipline, foster care, special needs and more.

Other Articles for Families

Other Articles for Service Providers

Sleeping Tips for Infants

Newborns have shorter sleep cycles, but by the time they’re 3 months old, many infants develop a pattern to have longer patterns they’re awake and when they’re asleep.

Foods Picky Eaters Would Eat

It’s important to provide a balanced diet for your family. Check out “Your Kids Table” for tips and printable recipes to try at home.

Feed Your Child’s Appetite

It’s important to provide a nutritious diet for your child but also to teach them the importance of nutrition.

Teach Your Teen About Healthy Boundaries

FUTURES collaborated with the Department of Justice to created an award-winning campaign, That’s Not Cool, to help raise awareness against violence.

Nest For Families

Nest For Families provides a network for parents to connect with other parents with similar situations.

Teaching Healthy Boundaries to Your Child

Learn essential steps to teach your children about boundaries between themselves and others.

Parenting After Divorce

More often than not, co-parenting doesn’t work for divorced parents due to unresolved conflicts and/or lack of communication.

Lactation Support

Breastfeeding is natural and an awarding experience entering into motherhood. Resources provided pertain to concerns you might have while breastfeeding, and the laws to breastfeeding in public areas.

Keiki Heroes Teach Kids How to Stay Safe During the Pandemic

Learn How to Keep Your Child Safe During the Pandemic.

What to do When Your Child is the Bully

Learning to work with your child who bullies others is a challenging thing to do. This article gives suggestions to families, like listening with an open mind and trying not to get defensive about your child.

Nest For Families

Nest For Families provides a network for parents to connect with other parents with similar situations.

Keiki Heroes Teach Kids How to Stay Safe During the Pandemic

Learn How to Keep Your Child Safe During the Pandemic.

Behavioral Health & Homelessness Resources for Providers During the Pandemic in Hawaii

A statewide unified response group has been created in Hawaii to address reducing the spread of COVID-19 among the homeless and behavioral health population and to provide resources for service providers.

How to Help Kids and Parents Feel Heard

Download this PDF to help teach your child to communicate and express their feelings.

Domestic Abuse Power and Control Wheel

Use the Power and Control Wheel to Explain Domestic Abuse. Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs was created to help victims of domestic violence. Download the power and control wheel to inform and educate your clients.

Keiki Safety Tips

Learn how to keep your children safe while they’re at home or while they’re traveling.

The Free Vroom App – Building Healthy Brains with Your Children

Use the free Vroom app to get tips on healthy brain development for your children from birth to age five.

Early Childhood Development Milestones

Learn about your child’s developmental milestones from birth to age five and how your child plays, learns, acts, speaks and moves.

Raising Healthy Kids with Very Well Family

Tips and information to help raise happy and healthy children at different stages of their development. Child development milestones

Child Abuse Prevention Tip Sheets

Resources for Child Abuse Prevention. Tip sheets are designed for service providers to share with families. They help to provide a starting point for a discussion between parent and provider that is grounded in the protective factors.

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