A thorough explanation and a name for the behaviors and developmental concerns that exist - which seemed almost impossible to understand or cope with.
This article helps parents know how to talk about stress with their teens. It gives helpful resources for conversation starters and statistics on teen stress related problems.
Parenting Counts is a research-based resource developed to support parents and caregivers in raising socially and emotionally healthy children. Our approach is to provide parents, caregivers, and early learning professionals with information they can trust, understand, and use in their daily interactions with children.
When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior they send the message that it is not acceptable. Research shows this can stop bullying behavior over time. This website gives resources for understanding bullying and how to talk to your kids about it.
Healthy Relationships Utah offers free research-based relationship education courses throughout the state of Utah as part of Utah State University Extension.
A web article detailing the ten temperament traits and why they are important in understanding children and young adults.
An online article with Mary Muscari, which discusses how parents can connect and teach defiant teens.
A website for a program to help empower parents and children to protect themselves against violence or harm.
The Period of PURPLE Crying begins at about 2 weeks of age and continues until about 3-4 months of age. There are other common characteristics of this phase, or period, which are better described by the acronym PURPLE. All babies go through this period. It is during this time that some babies can cry a lot and some far less, but they all go through it.
A website for parents to find social and emotional milestones. These are some signs of emotional and social develpment that can be harder to pinpoint.