The Importance of Bonding with an Adoptive Child

Written by: Keila Asaoka “Science now tells us that it is the reliable presence of at least one supportive relationship and multiple opportunities for developing effective coping skills that are essential building blocks for the capacity

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Bonding Activities For Parent And Child

When we think of parent-child bonding, we often picture a mom cradling her newborn baby close to her chest. However, that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to parent-child bonding.

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The Importance of Developing Emotional Intelligence

“Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself.” Mohsin Hamid Navigating emotions is a complex activity and often guides one’s thought process and actions. According to researchers Peter Salavoy and John Mayer, emotional

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How to Prepare a Child for School

As a parent, it is your instinctual response to want to prepare your child for every new situation they will encounter in their life so that they have positive experiences and are well-equipped to

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A Father’s Impact on Child Development

A Father's Impact on Child Development | Children's Bureau

Father’s Day is a time in which we recognize fathers and father figures and their contributions to their children, as well as society overall. There are tremendous advantages that are afforded to children who

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May is Mental Health Month

Do you know when is mental health month? In the United States, the month of May is a nationally recognized time to raise awareness of mental health conditions in our nation. So then, what

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Summer Soirée In the Land of Eternal Summer

In the land of eternal summer (also known as Southern California), we get to experience the warm, arid days and cool, refreshing nights of summer year round. As we’ve been reminiscing on the blast

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

This April in America, we take an annual observance to raise awareness of childhood abuse around the country and also — a promise to prevent it. Whether we’re donating our time as an advocate

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THE 16TH ANNUAL CARNIVAL AT THE PIER

The Angelic Auxiliary, a fundraising group for Children’s Bureau, hosted the 16th Annual Carnival at the Pier on Sunday, March 4th. At the iconic Pacific park on the Santa Monica Pier, over 700 children

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Importance of Good Nutrition for Young Children

In the United States, nearly one in every five children has obesity. Considering this percentage has tripled since the 1970’s, the importance of nutrition for children is at an all-time high. Although there is

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