The Science of Care

The Science of Affection

Science proves that being warm, loving and responsive are some of the most important actions parents can take to help their children’s development. Physical affection has actual health and developmental benefits that last throughout their childhood and adulthood.

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The Science of Family Activities

Quality family time builds stronger, connected families. Family group activities such as cooking, painting, or playing music together promote bonding. Trust, love for one another and create more resilient and self-confident children.

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The Science of Active Listening

Science proves that being warm, loving and responsive are some of the most important actions parents can take to help their children’s development. Physical affection has actual health and developmental benefits that last throughout their childhood and adulthood.

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The Science of Play

Play helps children work through stress and worries. Play benefits physical and mental health, and it helps maintain some normality in difficult times.

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The Science of Patience

Demonstrating patience makes children feel cared for and loved. And is key in creating meaningful relationships and good communication.

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The Science of Physical Activity

The benefits of physical activity is well documented by scientists. Incorporating physical activities for the whole family to participate in together can be a great way to have family time and keep active.

The Science of Praise

One of the most effective ways of improving behaviour is through warmth and well-measured praise. This can be as simple as smiling or giving a thumbs-up sign to show approval.

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The Science of Information

The benefits of physical activity is well documented by scientists. Incorporating physical activities for the whole family to participate in together can be a great way to have family time and keep active.

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The Science of Routine

Routines (such as shared meals and set bedtimes) help families relieve stress and make children feel safe. It is important to maintain familiar routines during challenging times.

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The Science of Keeping Busy

Boredom contributes to children worrying and may increase disruptive behaviors. Children cope better when they are busy and helping others. Parents can provide safe options for activities such as music, arts and crafts, and books, as well as encourage children to stay connected with friends.

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More Parenting Tips

Listen First

Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe.

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Ice Cream Rules

Setting rules consistently, calmly, and warmly creates a safe and healthy environment for children to grow.

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Sand Castles

Getting Involved in the life of children supports them in realising their potential.

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Parenting Under COVID-19

Families across the globe are adapting to changes due to (COVID-19). It is important to remember that as a caregiver you are not alone in such circumstances and your feelings are normal reactions.

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