Resources for these stressful times
Information for families from OR Early Learning Division
Find free apps to support play and learning in the Brain Building section. Resources for parents and families include information on Safe Sleep and Sleep Training, Early Learning Transition / Inclusion, Early Learning Standards.
Putting Parent Burnout to Bed
Imagine a job with no holidays or vacations, and lots of overtime… sound like fun? This is parenting, and a lot of the time it is fun. But here’s the thing: it’s fun until it isn’t. When parents are burned out and exhausted, the day to day feels like a real slog.
Supporting Families During COVID-19
We know parents are struggling to balance work, child care and self-care while keeping worries — both your children's and your own — under control. You don't have to do it alone.
Understanding How Stress or Trauma Affect Very Young Children
From ZerotoThree.org: Young children are complex human beings who react to situations in different ways depending on their age, stage of development, and temperament. Your sensitive response can help your child cope during a difficult time.
Babies and Stress: The Facts Description:
By Claire Lerner: Even in the earliest months of life, very young babies are trying to make sense of what they are seeing and hearing all around them. Babies figure out what's going on in the world by watching parents' reactions. So it is important for parents to be aware of the signals they are sending.