New Early Head Start Grants to Benefit Infants and Toddlers
HHS News Release HHS Secretary Donna E. Shalala today announced new "Early Head Start" grants for programs that will provide comprehensive support and services to low-income families with children under three and pregnant women. For FY 1996, HHS is awarding 74 new Early Head Start grants. At a...
Tips for Community Action
Businesses * Make a list of community resources available to employees that include after-school programs and parent support services and classes. * Educate human resource departments on family needs and issues. Periodically, schedule a speaker to discuss balancing work and family or... Sexuality Education for Children and Youth with Disabilities Articles: Conclusion
Conclusion This NEWS DIGEST has focused upon sexuality and sexuality education for children and youth with disabilities. While the issue of sexuality is often difficult for parents and professionals to discuss with children and youth, it is also one which is highly important to address in an... Parenting Style and Its Correlates
Many parents wonder about the differences in parenting style and how their parenting practice affects their child's growth and development. The following ERIC Digest, written by Nancy Darling of Pennsylvania State University, discusses four types of parenting styles and the possible impact of the...
A Child's View
December 9, 2010, 10:32 am
When my son was four, he proudly announced that when he grew up, he was going to be a "girl zookeeper". I said, "That's nice, Charlie. I am glad that you're going to be a zookeeper, but when you grow up you're probably going to be a man."
"Why?" he asked.
"Because, most girls grow up to be... Learning How to Trust
April 30, 2012, 6:29 pm
Tonight I had the privilege of talking to a great woman who has a heart for foster child adoption. She had such a neat perspective to share. I enjoyed our conversation. She desires to adopt a foster child that has dealt with loss or trauma in their life. What an interesting desire. It stems from... What's In A Name?
July 27, 2011, 10:21 am
To change an adopted child's name or Not. That is the highly debated question.
On the one hand, it's natural for parents to dream of naming their children, long before they've met them. I had names picked out long before I had my first boyfriend!
On the other hand, some parents feel...