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Parents Rock and Roll!

April 21, 2020
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A study in distraction and encouragement as we roll with it How are you? Have you been “rock and rolling” lately? Did a song begin to play in your mind? Maybe you didn’t think of music, but something else entirely. The term “rock and roll” is packed with meanings and it’s possible that you’ve experienced […]

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BabyBabyOhBaby video resources courtesy of Stark Productions for API to support families, free of charge through the end of June!

April 14, 2020

API is grateful to Stark Productions for thinking of families at home at this time and providing resources to help us nurture, connect, and help foster secure attachment. Please read more about these amazing videos and the making of them at Babybabyohbaby.com, and enjoy them at no cost to you: BabyBabyOhBaby Breastfeeding BabyBabyOhBaby Infant Massage – with […]

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The Little Gnome Who Had to Stay Home – A Story Medicine Tale To Share with Our Children

April 7, 2020

This story was written by Susan Perrow for use with young children (suggested ages 3-5 years) who are required to stay home during the current COVID-19 pandemic, or who have had their freedom severely modified (e.g. perhaps they can attend school but can’t attend special assemblies, festivals, parties or events). The song at the end […]

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Parenting During Times of Stress: What to Watch for with Your Children and How to Help

April 2, 2020

Whether it’s a natural disaster, individual family trauma, or as now a pandemic, families can struggle when daily life is thrown upside down due to these events and the stress evades our every action and all our thoughts. Children are not immune to this and even infants and toddlers know that something worrying is happening. […]

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Parenting During Times of Stress: Infants and Toddlers (Ages 0-2)

April 2, 2020

Pandemics, natural disasters, trauma…these can all turn family life upside-down. Learn more on how to parent during times of stress with this whole series from Dr. Kate Green: Introduction, Infants and Toddlers, Ages 3-5, Ages 6-12, and Ages 13+. As parents we often believe that infants and toddlers are immune to what is going on in the wider […]

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Parenting During Times of Stress: Ages 3-5

April 2, 2020

Pandemics, natural disasters, trauma…these can all turn family life upside-down. Learn more on how to parent during times of stress with this whole series from Dr. Kate Green: Introduction, Infants and Toddlers, Ages 3-5, Ages 6-12, and Ages 13+. Children during this age may feel helpless and uncertain about what the danger is or if they are going […]

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Parenting During Times of Stress: Ages 6-12

April 2, 2020

Pandemics, natural disasters, trauma…these can all turn family life upside-down. Learn more on how to parent during times of stress with this whole series from Dr. Kate Green: Introduction, Infants and Toddlers, Ages 3-5, Ages 6-12, and Ages 13+. Children at this age are even more perceptive to absorbing what is being said on the news, on social […]

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Parenting During Times of Stress: Ages 13+

April 2, 2020

Pandemics, natural disasters, trauma…these can all turn family life upside-down. Learn more on how to parent during times of stress with this whole series from Dr. Kate Green: Introduction, Infants and Toddlers, Ages 3-5, Ages 6-12, and Ages 13+. Adolescents are fully able to comprehend the trauma and what is happening with the virus but that does not […]

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