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Adoption and School [web resource] [downloadable]

Starting school may be difficult for an adopted person. Questions from peers or teachers may be uncomfortable for children, and some classroom assignments may be challenging. For example, a child who joined the family when he or she was older may not have baby pictures, and the common family tree assignment may be difficult for an adopted person. Read more »

Social Contracts Foster Community in the Classroom [video]

When students and teachers collaborate to create shared behavior expectations, the whole class is invested in the norms. Read more »

Rising Depression and Hypertension in U.S. Millennials May Undercut Their Economic Potential [downloadable]

More millennials in the U.S. are suffering from chronic health problems, potentially restraining the lifetime economic potential of a generation of young adults. Read more »

Adoption and Developmental Stages — Infant Through Young Adult [web resource] [downloadable]

Children’s understanding of adoption differs at different ages. A parent’s explanation of a child’s adoption will need to be explained more fully as the child grows and learns. The Child Welfare Information Gateway provides resources to inform families how to sensitively provide guidance to children at different ages and developmental levels. Read more »

California Spending Over $13 Billion Annually on Special Education

Spending on special education students in California has increased by just over 20 percent over the past decade — from $10.8 billion to $13 billion in inflation-adjusted figures, according to a new report. Read more »

You Are NOT Ruining Your Kids: A Positive Perspective on the Working Mom [video]

Watch a candid discussion with Sheila B. Jordan, senior vice president and chief information officer at Symantec and author of You Are NOT Ruining Your Kids! Read more »

Kids Who Worry [presentation]

All kids have fears. How do you as a parent know whether your child’s worries are cause for concern? Find out more about ‘normal’ worry and anxiety and how anxiety affects your child, and learn strategies that you can use at home to support your child when they worry. Presented by Dr. Emily Cree, licensed psychologist at CHC. Read more »

How to Raise an Optimistic Human in a Pessimistic World

If you’re raising kids today, it can be easy to focus on the negative. And it’s no wonder. Due to the 24-hour news cycle, social media and cellphone notifications — and even sources you wouldn’t expect, such as Instagram and YouTube — kids are immersed in doom and gloom.

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Books to Help Kids and Teens Deal with Challenges [web resource]

Magination Press was created out of a desire to publish innovative books that would help children deal with the many challenges and problems they face as they grow up.

Written for ages 4 through 18, these books deal with topics ranging from the everyday — starting school, shyness, normal fears, and a new baby in the house — to more serious problems, such as divorce, attention deficit disorder, depression, serious injury or illness, autism, trauma, death, and much more. Read more »

Managing Stress for a Healthy Family

As the nation continues to face high-levels of stress, families are susceptible to mounting pressures from finances and work. Raising a family can be rewarding and demanding even in healthy social and economic climates, so stressful times can make things much more challenging. Read more »

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