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5 Things All Families Need to Thrive

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Challenges can happen in any family. Here are the protective factors families need to remain strong and overcome those challenges.

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How To Strengthen and Support a Child’s Mental Health

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Mental health is important at every stage of life. The early years are the best time for parents & caregivers to start building a child’s mental health.

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5 Things Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

5 things every child needs for good mental health

Good mental health gives children the ability to interact in social environments, follow directions, solve problems and manage their emotions.

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The Brain Can Change… And That Changes Everything

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KVC is expanding its neuroscience initiative. That includes developing new hands-on brain development tools for professionals and families and sharing information to influence policymaking.

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Improving Early Childhood Development with Words

In this TEDxAtlanta talk, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald discusses how baby’s brains are hardwired to learn, and how the number of words a child hears by age three can be an indicator for their performance in school and life.

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5 Ways to Help Preschoolers Understand and Discuss Their Emotions

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Children are not born knowing how to regulate their emotions. Therefore, parents, teachers and caregivers must teach them emotional literacy skills.

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