We are excited to announce that coming in Fall 2015 three new components will be added to the Bright Beginnings Parenting Series! Check back in September for the news!
Welcome to the Bright Beginnings Parenting Series! Below you will find The Workbook (a pdf file) that accompanies the You Tube Video Bright Beginnings Parenting Series! Download free! Please share this with all parents and parents-to-be! Here are the links to the Series: Introduction http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ONY0q9Gk-8 1. Prenatal Parenting: From Beginning to Birth http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KL37_GiqAvw Reviews issues in the transition to parenthood and discusses how to create a healthy prenatal environment 2. Brain Development in Infancy and Early Childhood http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0tYQVqyxas Outlines the importance of brain development in a child’s earl years and suggests brain-building practices for parents and others 3. Attachment in Infancy and Early Childhood http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uETwLI4v5Ww Addresses types of attachment relationships in young children and strategies for building parent-child attachments 4. From Muscles to Motor Skills: Understanding and Enhancing Young Children’s Physical Development http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyf4whS_aZ8 Focuses on physical development in children and how parents can enhance children’s physical growth and skills 5. Young Children and Emotional Intelligence http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fq4rp9_ymNY Reviews the topic of emotional intelligence and introduces strategies for fostering emotional intelligence 6. Assisting Your Child’s Social Development http://youtu.be/d5IE874kt60 Discusses social development in children and how parents can assist their children in building relationships 7. Selecting a Quality Child Care Environment http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GT75P-s7JSQReviews types of child care. Components of quality child care environment and how to evaluate child care quality 8. The Magic of Reading with Young Children http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vwLAhr1LvM Outlines the value of reading, practical guidelines for reading and selection of reading materials for children 9. Play’s the Thing! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRbn_sGQhSg Young Children and the Importance of Play: Addresses the stages and purposes of play, how adults can enhance children’s play and skills and qualities learned by children in play 10. Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention for Young Children http://youtu.be/5DrkCtox7PY Focuses on alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention for children, how to start those conversations and guidelines for parents