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are children born with kindness or does it need be learned?

Are children born with kindness?

  • baby proof

WATCH: Most parents want their child to be kind and caring. But are babies born with kindness or does it need to be learned?

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Encouraging young kids to consider the needs and feelings of others

  • parenting

FTF encourages parents to start planting the seeds of service early with toddlers and preschoolers by involving them in family volunteering.

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Reflecting on babies and mirror play

  • play

Mirror play helps your baby develop self-awareness, part of their social-emotional development. And they love it.

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Helping boys thrive

  • child development

All young children need positive, nurturing relationships with caring adults to support their healthy development. But boys grow and develop in their own,…

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The ABCs of life: Supporting your child’s social-emotional development

  • social-emotional development

Parents who nurture positive relationships with their baby, toddler or preschooler are helping them develop social-emotional skills that will be important…

everyday activities help develop independence needed for successful transition to kindergarten

Kindergarten readiness tips: Developing independence

  • school readiness

Arizona kindergarten teachers share tips for how to nurture independence and self-confidence in your young child and help them be prepared for success in…

Mother hugging her son as he goes to school

Surviving child care separation anxiety

  • social-emotional development

Leaving your child in someone else’s care may cause separation anxiety, but you and your little one will be okay.

Don’t miss ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ February 9 on Arizona PBS

  • child development

The acclaimed documentary tells the story of the gentle force behind “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” and his unwavering care and compassion for…

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Chores serve as learning moments for toddlers and preschoolers

  • social-emotional development

For parents and caregivers of toddlers and preschoolers, setting new year goals offers an opportunity to expand children’s learning through everyday chores.

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