Making Health Easier: Healthy Changes Start in Preschool

Making Health Easier: Healthy Changes Start in Preschool

Inhale. Exhale. Again. Inhale, exhale one more time. Inhale okay, we’re ready to start our day. My name is Claudia Mendoza and for the past five years I’ve been working with preschoolers. Child obesity it’s a problem in the U.S. and it’s a growing epidemic, but what worries me the most, it’s something that could …

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Mental health in early childhood

Mental health in early childhood

Early childhood mental health is described as a young child’s ability to experience, regulate and express their emotions; form close and secure relationships; explore their environment and learn. They do this is in the context of their family, community and cultural experiences. Children who have difficulty managing their emotions, exploring their surroundings and building positive …

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InBrief: Early Childhood Mental Health

What do we want for our children? What’s our goal? Our goal is to have productive citizens that are going to be part of thriving communities. So how do we get from here to there? As we grow up and as we move into becoming functioning members of society, our mental health is an important …

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