Molly Wright is seven years old and is one of the youngest speakers for TED Talks. She asks us, what if a game of peek-a-boo could change the world?
Baby 0-11 Months
These are Nurture Daily articles for Babies 1-11 months, for both families and service providers. Articles for other ages: All Ages, Toddler 1-3 years, Pre-Schooler 4-5 years, Grade-Schooler 6-10 years, Teens, and Parents. Please see articles for families with protective factors by clicking on the buttons for parental resilience, social support, understanding child development, concrete support, and social-emotional competence of children.
Learn More About FASD & Join Support Groups. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an important, often unrecognized issue that is preventable.
Information to families to help give a better understanding of how Covid-19 may be affecting their social, emotional and mental health.
It’s important to act early if you have concerns about your child’s behavior or development. These easily downloadable pdfs on child development are available in 10 languages.
Family Programs Hawaii’s Resource Families Support Services provides support to resource caregivers, aka foster families, and providers in Hawaii.
SPIN provides latest information that is happening in Hawai’i to families and providers regarding educational service, healthcare, and more.
Autism Speaks provides educational resources and support for families and providers with autism. Tools and resources are recommended by the Covid-19 Autism Research Community Task Force.
Not only is it about what they eat, it’s also about how they eat. It’s important to learn how to feed your baby to reduce the stress your baby may be experiencing.
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.
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.
Milestones for Feeding Your Child. As a parent, we want to feed in the right way for our child or children’s stage of development. Whether you have a newborn or a teenager, here are some basics for feeding your child at different ages and stages.
Breastfeeding and Support for New Parents in Hawaii. Nest For Families provides a network for local parents to connect with other families to get support for breastfeeding and any of the struggles new parents face. Get texts and phone calls to help you through your first years as a parent.
Learn essential steps to teach your children about boundaries between themselves and others to make good choices and build strong relationships.
More often than not, co-parenting doesn’t work for divorced parents due to unresolved conflicts and/or lack of communication.
Resources for Breastfeeding Support.We have compiled a list of websites that have resources for breastfeeding including local milk banks and lactation supports in Hawaii.
Learn How to Keep Your Child Safe During the Pandemic.
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.
Co-parenting can be difficult when you have an uncooperative, combative, or a narcissistic ex-partner.
Having different parenting styles can confuse children, as they wonder whose side to take and what the rules are. Here are 8 tips to help parents with differing parenting styles.
Help Your Children Label Emotions with Words. Learn essential steps on being an emotion coaching parent by being aware of your children’s emotion and helping them express and deal with situations appropriately.
Learn how to keep your children safe while they’re at home or while they’re traveling.
Use the free Vroom app to get tips on healthy brain development for your children from birth to age five.
Learn about your child’s developmental milestones from birth to age five and how your child plays, learns, acts, speaks and moves.
Tips and information to help raise happy and healthy children at different stages of their development. Child development milestones
Strengthen Your Family in Five Ways. All families benefit when they have these five strengths. Learn more about them and explore ways to build the strengths for your family.
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.
Find information and support to help provide for your family in Hawaii. Financial security is an important aspect for nurturing households.
What should I do if someone
is being abused or neglected? This tip sheet will provide you with more information about what child abuse and neglect is and what to do if you or a friend isn’t safe.
Action sheets to help strengthen families by promoting the five protective factors for your clients and families.
Creating safe and nurturing environments for families are essential to healthy families.
Every child grows and reaches milestones in their development. Track your child’s development and learn what to do if you have concerns.
Resources for Families During the Pandemic. Tips and information for families to help their children going through COVID.
The crisis card has been developed for people who are going through a difficult time during this pandemic.
Whether it is virtual story time, an online reading challenge for your children, or imagine a story with your LEGO, the Hawaii State Public
Early Learning Programs Including Home Visiting. These documents were created for providers to support building family engagement in their programs. They are focused on building healthy relationships.
A child’s early learning years, prenatal to age 8, are a critical time of brain development where children build the foundations for success in life.
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Domestic Violence Action Center Help Lines
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If it is an emergency, please call 911. Domestic Violence Action Center provides information on ways to get help & answers to questions about domestic violence.
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