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Publication VCS/ICS calendar Talking to Children About Pandemics
This publication helps parents and other adults find ways to support children through age-appropriate information, understanding and reassurance during pandemics.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication Safe Food for Babies and Children: A Guide for Babysitters - Babysitter Edition
Babysitting is a great way to earn money, help neighbors and gain job experience. It’s a big responsibility, too. When parents trust you to babysit, they are placing their children’s health and safety in your hands.
Located in Food & Nutrition
Publication Helping Your Child Cope After a Natural Disaster
Children have limited experiences with natural disasters, so it is normal for them to be afraid. It is important that children are met with kindness and understanding from parents and other adults to help cope with these feelings. Children should be encouraged to talk about their feelings and express their fears through play, drawing, painting or clay/play dough. Caring conversations can help them process any fears.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication backup file The Coronavirus Pandemic and Teens Ages 14 to 18 Years Old
This publication helps parents and other adults find ways to support teens through age-appropriate information, understanding and reassurance during pandemics.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication backup file The Coronavirus Pandemic and Young Children Ages 4 to 8 Years Old
This publication helps parents and other adults find ways to support children through age-appropriate information, understanding and reassurance during pandemics.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication backup file The Coronavirus Pandemic and Adolescents Ages 9 to 13 Years Old
This publication helps parents and other adults find ways to support adolescents through age-appropriate information, understanding and reassurance during pandemics.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication Talking to Children About Money
Children learn about and use money continuously. How children use money will affect not only their economic stability and security throughout their life. Parents and other adults can help children learn about the develop money management skills by discussing money with them, planning together, and providing children and positive learning experiences.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication Troff document Talking to Children About Armed Conflict
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 Kids & Family
Publication Talking to Children About Divorce
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 Kids & Family
Publication Talking to Children About Suicide
Suicide is not a comfortable topic. It is sobering, serious and saddening to talk about. But the factors involved in suicide and approaches to diminishing or preventing its occurrence must be openly talked about in responsible ways. Silence cannot prevent the problem of suicide – it only can make it worse. Understanding when, how, why and who should talk about suicide is important.
Located in Kids & Family
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