Promoting Social-Emotional Development - Discusses how parents can support their child’s social-emotional development through everyday interactions.Learn More
Social-Emotional Development From Birth to Three - Learn what you can do to support social-emotional development in your child from birth to age three.
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How Young Children Begin Learning Self-Control from Birth to Three - These age-based handouts focus on how children begin learning self-control—the ability to manage their emotions and stick to the limits you set.
Birth to 12 Months
12 to 24 Months
24 to 36 Months
Podcasts—Early Experiences Count: How Emotional Development Unfolds Starting at Birth - In this podcast, Dr. Ross Thompson describes how early emotional development unfolds and what parents can do to nurture strong, positive social and emotional skills starting at birth. Learn More
Podcasts—Beyond “Use Your Words!”: How Babies Begin to Develop Self-Control in the First Three Years - In this podcast, Dr. Brenda Jones Harden describes how young children develop self control starting even in the first year of life. Learn More
Podcast—“I Like Me!”: Developing Self-Esteem in the Early Years -In this podcast, Dr. Jeree Pawl describes how young children develop self-esteem. Learn More
Books About Feelings for Babies and Toddlers - Provides book suggestions for babies and toddlers on a range of topics including self-control, dealing with anger or frustration, making friends, and coping with grief and loss. Learn More