Helping Children Build New Friendships
Help your child to explore different ways to make friends and improve their self-confidence as it relates to social interaction. Learn more from CareNectar expert Shenley Seabrook.
The Importance of Outdoor Play
Outdoor play is important to children's health and development, and as a parent or caregiver, can benefit you as well. Learn more about the importance of outdoor play from child development expert Shenley Seabrook.
What is the importance of tummy time?
While many new parents have heard of tummy time, they may not be aware of the benefits it brings new babies. Learn about the importance of tummy time from child development expert Crystal Morgan.
What is the best way to speak to my preteen about how she dresses?
Having a conversation about how your preteen dresses can lead to a larger and even more important conversation about bodily autonomy and consent. CareNectar and child development expert Martha Tyler shares tips for navigating this discussion with your child.
Teaching Consent and Bodily Autonomy to Children
It is imperative to teach children from an early age that they are in charge of their own bodies. This helps not only with development but can help make them much less likely to be abused. Teaching consent can start much earlier than you might think!
What chores should my child be doing?
Assigning chores to children across all ages can strengthen their confidence and independence, as well as a sense of purpose. Learn more about age-appropriate chores—including when to start asking your child to help out—from CareNectar expert Emily Louange.
How can I create a successful bedtime routine for my children?
Establishing a consistent bedtime routine is important to your children's quality of sleep--and to their overall wellbeing. For parents struggling to find a bedtime routine that works for their kids, here are several tips and ideas from CareNectar expert Shenley Seabrook.
How young is too young to get an allowance?
Learning about money is an important skillset for young children. Read more for approaches to giving your child an allowance and helping them to understand saving and spending money.
Making the Most of Tummy Time
Tummy time is an important intervention that should be performed daily for optimal infant development. Learn more from CareNectar expert Crystal Morgan.
Coping Skills Checklist
Help your child learn and understand the importance of coping skills, as well as identify the skills they already know how to use. Use this activity to make a coping skills checklist.
‘Can I Take Your Order’ Game
Help your child expand their conversation and social skills while playing this fun and imaginative game. Learn how to play the 'Can I Take Your Order' game here!
Muffin Tin Color Sorting Activity
Help your child to learn to identify and sort colors using everyday objects! Learn more from CareNectar expert Shenley Seabrook.