Parents support healthy social and emotional development in children when they model how to express and communicate emotions effectively, self-regulate, and make friends. A child’s social and emotional competence is crucial to sound relationships with family, adults, and peers. Conversely, delayed social-emotional development may obstruct healthy relationships.
Every day is full of teachable moments. Help your child learn how to express and manage their feelings with lots of positive attention. Children learn best by watching what people around them say and do, so model the behaviors you’d… Continue Reading →
Raising a Thinking Child is offered by UW-Extension Door County for FREE. Childcare and meal provided. Raising A Thinking Child (RTC) is an evidence-based parenting program for parents and caregivers of children 4 to 7 years (give or take) that… Continue Reading →
8 Ways A Child’s Anxiety Shows Up as Something Else October 9, 2018 by Renee Jain Icebergs are deceiving because what you see on the surface is usually only a small fraction of what lies below. Observing the behavior of an anxious… Continue Reading →
Why Technology Makes it Hard to Raise Mentally Strong Kids Psychology Today – Aug 14, 2017 According to research by the Kaiser Family Foundation, kids use their electronics an average of seven-and-a-half hours each day. And it’s becoming clear that too much… Continue Reading →
Unfortunately, Door County has an above-average (per capita) suicide rate impacting all age groups. Many in our community have recognized the seriousness of this situation in our County and have been working on outreach and community education efforts to reduce… Continue Reading →