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Ten Things Every Child Needs

  • Interaction - consistent long-term attention from caring adults actually increases a child's capacity to learn.

 

  • Touch - Holding and cuddling does more than just comfort a baby, it helps your child's brain grow.

 

  • Stable Relationships - Relationships with parents and other caregivers buffer stress that can harm a child.

 

  • Safe, Healthy Environment - A Child's environment should be free from loud noise, sharp objects and other hazards.

 

  • Self-esteem - Self-esteem grows with respect, encouragement and positive role models from the beginning.

 

  • Quality Care - Daycare from trained professionals can make the difference when a parent cannot be with a child.

 

  • Play - Time to play helps a child explore his senses and discover how the world works.

 

  • Communication - Talking with a baby builds verbal skills needed to succeed in school and later in life.

 

  • Music - Exposure to music expands a child's world, teaches new skills and offers a fun way to interact with a child.

 

  • Reading - Reading to a child from the earliest days of life shows the importance of reading and creates a lifelong love of books.

 

 
 
 
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Guest Speaker, Susan Menke White ~ Community Volunteer ~ addressed "Parenting Skills: What Works? What Doesn't Work?" Based on the video "10 Things Every Child Needs": Families learned new approaches and how to incorporate these ideas into a positive parenting experience.

To receive your own (DVD/VHS) copy of 10 Things Every Child Needs contact us today! MUST BE A DOOR COUNTY RESIDENT TO APPLY.

 
 
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Click here to download PDF file: 10 Things Every Child Needs

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Disclaimer:
The information contained on this website is designed for educational purposes only. The information is not meant to replace the recommendations or advice of your Doctor or Pediatrician. Please consult your care providers regarding you and your child’s  health care.
 
 
 
 

 

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