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Social & Emotional Development

5 Propósitos Que Se Deben Hacer Siempre Los Padres

August 4, 2017
Propósito: Ánimo o intención de hacer o de no hacer algo (DRAE) A continuación les ofrecemos una corta lista de consejos que les ayudarán a ser mejores padres y a disfrutar cada uno de sus éxitos con las personas que más nos importan, nuestros hijos. 1. Comprende tu pasado y como éste afecta tu...
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Why climate change is a spiritual issue

August 3, 2017
Disconnection from our spirit and from Mother Earth is literally killing us, writes Anita Sanchez, author of The Four Sacred Gifts: Indigenous Wisdom for the Modern Times.
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Breastfeeding America: What We Know

August 1, 2017
This piece is published in partnership with Echoing Ida, a Forward Together Program. Current data indicates that black women have the lowest rates of breastfeeding in the US. There are many reasons for this, including lack of access to resources, substandard healthcare, personal choice and...
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Watch MomsRising's Panel Discussion on Raising Bilingual Kids!

July 20, 2017
For many of us, our language is intimately tied to our culture, how we connect with our loved ones, and how we navigate our communities. But what does it mean to parent multilingual kids? Whether you’re trying to navigate the ins and outs of raising a bilingual kid, aren’t sure if you should be...
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#MomsReading Summer Fun!

July 10, 2017
Welcome to another installment of #MomsReading! In this series, we discuss books and activities that parents and care providers can use to build a child’s social and emotional development. The rest of the posts in the series can be found here . Social-emotional skills support the success of...
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Raising the Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction Will ‘Advance Justice, Strengthen Families’ in North Carolina

June 23, 2017
We commend North Carolina state legislators for raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction for misdemeanors and low-level felonies in the budget they passed yesterday. This puts an end to the days when 16- and 17-year-olds were automatically prosecuted as adults, even for the most minor offenses...
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Supporting Social and Emotional Learning in Faith Communities

June 7, 2017
Raising a child is no easy mission. Parenting is one of the most difficult, yet most rewarding tasks there is! While it’s important for parents to provide food, shelter and safety for their children, it’s also necessary for parents to focus on helping their children understand and express their...
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3 Reasons Why We Need More Dual Language Programs

May 30, 2017
*** Want more information on raising multilingual children? Visit MomsRising's bilingual parenting resource site: Before my oldest daughter was born, when I still had not decided on a name or the type of diapers I was going to use,...
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10 Ways to Keep Spanish Alive in our Home

May 26, 2017
image2.JPG The moment they brought my baby girl to my arms, the only words that came out of my mouth where in Spanish. Since I married an English speaker, and realized we would be raising our family in a small town in North GA, I felt fear that my children would not be able to communicate with my...
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