Raising Kids Who Thrive

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Helping children develop self-awareness, self-control and self-confidence is all a part of parenting. Finding ways to foster empathy, friendship skills and social problem-solving strategies are other goals. While there are many styles of parenting, almost all parents have the same basic hopes for their children. We want them to be kind, confident and brave. We want them to grow into flourishing individuals who treat themselves and others with respect and dignity. This is the work of a lifetime - and it starts early as children become self-aware, learn how to relate with others, and develop habits that build their character. 

Click here to find out more about the social and emotional growth benchmarks for kids ages 2-8 and more!

 

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