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Exploring Learning Landscapes: Designing Environments to Promote Development for Young Children

By Community Engagement

When caregivers provide positive and responsive caregiving, children demonstrate improved developmental skills including social emotional skills, (Kim & Kochanska, 2012). Developmentally supportive engagement between caregivers and children is often overlooked during daily activities and routines such as bedtime, mealtime, or riding in the car (Kim & Kochanska, 2012; Song et al., 2017; Van Keer et al., 2017).

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Positive Parenting: A Protective Factor for National Guard/Reservist Families

By Military Service and Family Life

National Guard and Reservist families experience military life in a unique way as compared to their active duty counterparts. Most National Guard and Reservist families do not live on or near military bases like active duty service members do. Living near a military base provides access to a community of other military families and providers who understand the culture of military life.

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Securing the Future: How Social Security Survivor Benefits Support Children After a Parent’s Death

By Community Engagement
Written by: Rachel Brauner, Program Coordinator, OneOp Lifespan Caregiving The loss of a parent is an unimaginable tragedy for any child, bringing with it not only emotional turmoil but also financial uncertainty. In such difficult times, Social Security survivor benefits can provide much-needed financial support to children. Understanding these benefits...
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