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Smart videos for curious minds
From The Kids Should See This
An award-winning collection of 5,000+ child-friendly videos, curated for teachers and parents who want to share smarter, more meaningful media in the classroom and at home. And it’s free and available for everyone.
Nurturing curiosity and invention
From a blog by Child and Family Blog
Virtually everyone begins life with building blocks to construct new ideas. But by 5, only some are still on a path to become adept at such thinking, while most leave it farther behind. But such a fate is not inevitable.
Why sharing stories of the pandemic is good for us
From an article by Psychology Today
We have been experiencing so much anxiety about the pandemic. Should parents try to “shield” their children from this stress and simply not talk about pandemic worry? The answer is absolutely not.
Kenny - a story of trauma
From a report by The Centre for Social Justice
All it takes is an alignment of circumstances, events which hit in violent succession, and then suddenly it’s your children in care, marked with a stigma that can seem indelible.
From an interview with Dr Bruce Perry
If you have adversity but also connections to family, community and culture, which are resilience building factors, you're not at any increased risk for bad outcomes. But adversity and poor connections equals significant risk increase.
Experiences that build resilience strengthen children who face adversities
From an article on Child and Family blog
From research evidence, a list of the top 10 types of relationships and resources that provide Protective and Compensatory Experiences that bolster children against adversity
The effect of patient evaluations for ACEs on doctor visits
From a webinar by the Academy on Violence and Abus
Integrating ACE questions for health check-ups led to a 35% reduction in doctor visits and 11% reduction in A+E visits. That has a multi-billion dollar implications for the cost of medical care.
Should doctors prescribe kindness?
From an article by Greater Good Science Center
A doctors' practice has developed a parenting programme of events, lessons, and tools promoting kindness. Practicing kindness and purpose benefits children and helps kids care for others and flourish themselves.
Positive childhood experiences have greater impact than the bad
From an article by Contemporary Pediatrics
"13% of adults with high levels of PCEs went on to experience depression and/or poor mental health as an adult. But the rate was 48% for those with fewer than 3 PCEs."
Grandparents matter: intergenerational faith development
From a blog by Youthscape
Research found intergenerational relationships are 1 of 4 features of church life that create faith that ‘sticks’ into young adulthood. Given church demographics, grandparents have crucial role.
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