Resources for parents

Things You Do that Help Your Child

Things you as a parent  can do that help your child  get ready for school. For ages 10 months-4 years http://archive.brookespublishing.com/documents/PICCOLO-29-things.pdf

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2013 Holiday Assistance

This holiday season, don’t just help kids survive…give them the tools to Thrive.  We provide families with the resources, tools, and support to raise healthy, successful children.   By donating to Thrive, you are demonstrating your commitment to creating a community where families are strong and children are successful. Everyone benefits from a thriving community. Give the gift that […]

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HealthyGallatin.gov

Gallatin County Health Department has a new website that is full of useful information. http://healthygallatin.org/ Here is just a sample of subjects: – family services & resources, farmers markets, feeding your child, financial assistance, flu clinics, food assistance programs, food illness, food safety    

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21 baby signs to know

This is from Parenting magazine that includes nice pictures for each practical sign to help your child communicate and reduce frustrations. http://www.parenting.com/gallery/baby-sign-language-words-to-know?pnid=113529

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Greater Gallatin Community Resource Guide

This is full of resources in our community for things such as food assistance, housing, transportation, child care support, metal health, financial assistance programs, healthcare, substance abuse help, family activities and so on. To read and take notes click here. ECCC_CommunityResourceGuide_Final060313

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Handling and Recognizing Disappointment in Your Child

Learning to handle disappointment is a life skill and can be hard to watch your child go through, here are some ideas to ease and model disappointment. http://www.challengingbehavior.org/do/resources/documents/bkpk_disappointment.pdf

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Kid Frustration

Frustration in kids happens when they want to do something yet can’t seem to make it work, here are some ideas to help that.   http://www.challengingbehavior.org/do/resources/documents/bkpk_frustration.pdf

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Transitions

Transitions can be hard for kids here is a great resource http://www.challengingbehavior.org/do/resources/documents/bkpk_transitions.pdf  

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Brain Development in Teens

The teen brain is ever developing… this is a link to a quick, easy read to help you with your teen. http://harvardmagazine.com/2008/09/the-teen-brain.html   Time-lapse MRI images of human-brain development between ages five and 20 show the growth and then gradual loss of gray matter, which consists of cells that process information. (Red areas contain more […]

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Raising a determined child

“I can’t do that !” or “Mom I need help!” or you saying “Keep trying” these phrases are often short lived until that new skills is learned. Here is an article from Parents magazine with ideas for raising a child who has determination. http://www.parents.com/kids/development/thrive-in-2025/raise-determined-child/?page=1  

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