Article of the Month 2020


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Your Words Matter

By Shawnta Smith Sayner 

Shift the way you say things to keep the emotional connection to your child.



When a Child’s Emotions Spike, How Can a Parent Find Their Best Self?

By Deborah Farmer Kris 

When helping children regulate their emotions, we must learn how to regulate our own. 



Carnegie Mellon’s Children’s School Shares Resources For At-Home Learning

By Julie Mattera

“There are so many ways for children to learn through play while at home,” said Sharon Carver, director of the Children’s School, which includes preschool and kindergarten classes for children from 3 to 6 years old. “Since not all preschools have the resources to develop age appropriate support for remote learning, we wanted to make the suggested activities and videos that our teachers are creating available in a central location so that everyone can use them.”






14 Ways to Celebrate Halloween During COVID-19, Even in Quarantine

“At Connecticut Children’s, we have a special place in our hearts for Halloween. It’s fun for the sake of fun, and a chance for kids (and adults) to let their imaginations run wild. We all need that to look forward to, especially during this pandemic.

Yes, Halloween this year will be different. But even if your family is in quarantine, there are lots of creative and safe ways to celebrate right at home.”