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The Art of Grandparenting - FS1554
Grandparenting typically occurs when a person has reached maturity and has wisdom or experience to share with the rising generation. This publication introduces an educational series on the art of grandparenting and the unique contributions that grandparents can make to family life and the lives of grandchildren.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
Talking to Children About Divorce - FS638
Divorce can be a challenging and painful transition that children experience differently than adults. The distress of the parents involved in a divorce can interfere with their ability to respond to their children and their children’s needs. However, parents and caregivers can find the tools they need to help themselves and their children through the difficult transition of divorce.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
Talking to Children About Sexual Abuse - FS1363
Sexual abuse is among the most serious issues that face children and youth today. The specter of child sexual abuse is frightening to parents and caring adults. Sexual abuse steals so much from children, robbing them of trust, innocence and security. Addressing the problem of child sexual abuse directly and responsibly is important to fostering appropriate awareness of this difficult topic.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
Making Sense of Sensory Losses as We Age - Childhood, Adulthood, Elderhood? - FS1378
The aging process brings changes that include sensory losses. Key senses are vision, hearing, touch, taste and smell. As we age, understanding sensory changes and their effects can be helpful.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
Talking to Children About Armed Conflict - FS636
Whenever stories about armed conflict, terrorism or the possibility of war appear on television or in the news, considering the possible reactions of children and youth is important. Such topics quickly become a focus and concern for children. Addressing children's reactions is especially important when the issues directly relate to their family life, such as deployment of a parent for military service.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
How to Teach People With Low Vision - FN1672
The goal of this publication is to help adapt the teaching environment for those with low vision.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Talking to Children About Terrorism - FS635
Children, especially young children, may experience challenging emotions when faced with stress resulting from exposure to terrorist acts. From the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City to the tragedy of Sept. 11 to terrorist events that occur in other parts of the world (for example, Israel, Spain, London, Pakistan), exposure to terrorism and its graphic results is a difficult experience for many children. Parents and other adults can best support children through kindness, understanding and reassurance.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
When Grandparents Become Parents to Their Grandchildren - FS1639
Millions of family relatives, particularly grandparents, become "parents the second time around" when parents experience difficulties and children need care. Grandparents in this situation need answers regarding concerns they may face, insight into feelings and experiences in their role as parent to a grandchild, and support in finding sources of strength for themselves and the grandchildren in their care.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
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