#Child Development

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Empathetic Teens Come from More Secure Homes, Study Says

Teens with a supportive family and secure attachment demonstrated more empathy with close friends. Close friends tend to seek further support from adolescents who had secure attachment from supportive family relationships. For teens who lacked secure family relationships in adolescence, there was a pattern of catching up regarding empathy. Empathy...
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Springfield, MAWWLP 22News

STCC offers free fall class for family child care providers

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Springfield Technical Community College will offer a free class this summer for family child care providers. According to a news release sent to 22News, the course, Administration of Family Child Care, will begin on October 27. The class is open to family child care providers who serve children with state Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) child care vouchers.
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Leftover child care money gives a boost to cash-strapped Michigan providers

Michigan child care providers who serve low-income communities are set to receive an influx of federal child care dollars that went unused during the pandemic. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill this week that will send $105 million to child care centers and homes, effectively giving them a retroactive 40 percent increase in state payments for their work over the last year.
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Disney Princess Culture Isn’t Toxic, Study Says

The ‘princess culture’ debate has been going on for decades, and it looks like we finally have some good news. Disney’s princesses have long been scrutinized for promoting and re-enforcing gender stereotypes. Earlier studies suggested that the heat was well-deserved, but a new study from a Brigham Young University (BYU) developmental psychologist suggests that Disney princesses could have positive impacts as well, including positive body image and a rejection of traits associated with toxic masculinity.
Cowley County, KS1025theriver.com

Cowley College gets new cheer coach

Cowley College is excited to announce Brandon Burke as its new cheer coach. Burke is a proud graduate of Cowley College, holding a degree in Education with a concentration in Child Development. Coach Burke’s cheer experience started as a member of the Newkirk High School Cheer Team where the squad were OSSAA Region cheer champions, Spirit Fest champions, and he was an All-Region cheerleader. He continued his cheer career as a member of the Cowley College spirit squad. He competed at the UPA Americup Nationals before competing at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. He was also an Advanced Cheer Crew All Star cheerleader and certified UCA Cheer Camp Instructor.
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Pandemic Parenting

Parenting during the pandemic has been extremely stressful for many parents. A recent study found that parents who gave their children more autonomy showed improved family well-being during the pandemic. This study suggests that parents should strive to give their children more autonomy during stressful times. Parenting during the pandemic...
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Western Iowa Today

Status of child care facilities discussed at the Cass County Supervisors meeting

(Cass Co.) A discussion was held on the status of child care facilities in Cass County at the Board of Supervisors meeting this morning. Jack Bissell, City Councilman from Massena and member of the Childcare Board, said they are currently down to one full time child care provider and a part-time provider that takes care of children before and after school. He said they sent out a survey to community members and the results told them that there was enough interest in the town for a child care facility. Bissell said that’s when they started working with the local school board.
Grafton, MAlifeskillma.com

Parenting the Shy Child

In a world that highly values the traits of extroverted individuals, shy children are often assumed to have something wrong that needs to be fixed. However, shyness is simply a personality trait that is part of their temperament. Children are born with unique personalities, although the environment can play a significant role in how these traits present as the child develops. What is apparent is that shyness falls on a continuum, where children have varying levels of this trait. The important thing is to remember that different character attributes should be embraced to appreciate the unique way a shy child interacts with the world around them.

9,27,606 Severely Acute Malnourished Children Identified, Nearly 4 Lakh in UP: Govt

Over nine lakh severely acute malnourished children aged between six months and six years have been identified in the country, out of whom 3,98,359 are from Uttar Pradesh, the Women and Child Development Ministry said. In response to a question in Rajya Sabha, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said the ministry has released Rs 5,312.79 crore to states and union territories from 2017-18 to 2020-21, out of which Rs 2,985.56 crore has been utilised up to March 31, 2021.
Oxnard, CAvcccd.edu

Oxnard College Reopens Child Development Center to the Community

Revamped Center will provide affordable childcare & scholarships to Oxnard families. Oxnard College is reopening its Child Development Center on Aug. 16 after undergoing renovations, expanding its hours and adopting a new curriculum. The Oxnard College “Little Condors” Child Development Center will serve preschoolers Monday through Friday, year-round, helping bridge a gap in Ventura County childcare services and providing much-needed support for family care needs.