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Publication ECMAScript program A Parent’s Role in Substance Use Prevention: Tips for Talking to Youth of All Ages
Youth are less likely to use addictive substances if their parents talk early and often about the risks, establish clear rules and consequences, and regularly monitor their activities. Active involvement and support of caring adults are both critical in the prevention of youth substance abuse. Tips for how to start the conversation, integrate positive communication, and respond to children at every age are provided in this publication.
Located in Kids & Family
Publication chemical/x-pdb A Resource Menu for Family Engagement
Family engagement focuses on building positive relationships and supporting children and families. This document provides a menu of resources and organizations for understanding and promoting family engagement in early childhood settings.
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Publication Adolescent Prescription and Over-the-counter Drug Abuse: The Truth About Abusing Over-the-counter and Prescription Medications
Prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse and overdose are growing concerns across the nation and in North Dakota communities. In North Dakota, there has been a 59.7% increase in the number of controlled substance prescriptions dispensed between 2008 and 2015. Staying up-to-date on prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse trends is critical for today's caring adults.
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Publication Bright Beginnings 3: Steps Toward a Healthy Pregnancy for You and Your Baby
It is important to create a healthy environment for an unborn child during the time of pregnancy. Key topics in creating a healthy pregnancy for you and your baby include managing personal health concerns, practicing healthy behaviors, meeting nutrition needs, increasing your knowledge of child development and reducing stress and preparing for the child's birth.
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Publication Family Engagement in Early Childhood Settings in North Dakota: An Infographic Exploration
For children ages birth to 5, the best development occurs as families and early childhood professionals share understanding about best practices in nurturing young children. Family engagement matters! Shared activities improve mutual understanding and promote children’s healthy development.
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Publication Family Engagement in Early Childhood Settings in North Dakota: Opportunities, Barriers and Parent Preferences (Executive Summary)
Early childhood education programs and resources can provide important benefits to young children and their families between birth and five years of age. This report shares key findings from research in North Dakota on family engagement opportunities, issues and preferences among parents and early childhood professionals.
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Publication Octet Stream Family Engagement in Early Childhood Settings in North Dakota: Opportunities, Barriers and Parent Preferences
Early childhood education programs and resources can provide important benefits to young children and their families between birth and five years of age. This report reviews findings from research in North Dakota on family engagement opportunities, issues and resources in the state.
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Publication ECMAScript program Grandparenting in Unique Circumstances
Grandparents occurs in a variety of unique circumstances, including situations of divorce, immigration, blended families or other contexts. This bulletin explores grandparenting in unique circumstances and how grandparents can navigate family transitions, in-law relationships, and other family situations.
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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.
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Publication text/texmacs Kids and Money: Bank Accounts
Part of a financial newsletter for kids and parents, this issue explores bank accounts.
Located in Personal & Family Finance
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