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Children's self-esteem often depends on how they think they "measure up" to what people expect. This fact sheet gives specific strategies to employ to build children's self-esteem including creating realistic expectations and giving specific praise.
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This fact sheet describes different types of family crises and offers tips for parents to make it through the stress of family crisis themselves and to assist children with any stress that they are experiencing as well.
This publication offers information for parents and caregivers on adolescent cognitive development and offers tips for social service agents and parents on how to encourage healthy cognitive development.
This publication offers information for parents and caregivers on adolescent physical development and offers tips for social service agents and parents on how to encourage healthy development.
This fact sheet gives information on the cause of food-related disagreements in families and provides strategies for effective communication to overcome these disagreements in a healthy way.
This fact sheet gives information for parents on how to parent their children in order to promote healthy eating patterns.
This four-page fact sheets summarize current information on teens' sources of sexual health information including the topics of sex, pregnancy, and abortion; teens' reports of formal sex education; school health policies and programs; alternative sources of sex information; sex education policy...
This fact sheet gives information about the importance of family meal time and gives tips on how to get the family to the table.
This fact sheet offers information and tips for parents on how to be nurturing in a way that encourages healthy attachment.
This fact sheet defines social and emotional competence in children and offers tips for parents on how to guide development of social and emotional competence for their children.