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Developmental affirmations and overindulgence

Developmental affirmations

A developmental affirmation is a positive message that you can give to another person, or yourself. The affirmation messages can give hope and direction by helping us care for others and ourselves. Developmental affirmations are especially helpful for people who are going through changes that lead to stress and uncertainty.

Words that help: Affirmations for any age, every stage

Read the free e-book with  affirmations that cover many stages of life. This book is written in a question-and-answer format bringing all of the information to one place. 

U Got This | Usted puede: Text message support for parents and caregivers

Sign up to receive free supportive text messages for parents and caregivers of children birth to 18 years of age. 

Understanding overindulgence

Overindulgence is giving your child too much of anything — money, space, time, energy, or attention — that can delay their development. Parents and caregivers overindulge children from a “good heart,” but it doesn't help children or families in the long run. Learn about overindulgence and learn some practical and easy parenting tools that you can use.

Parenting in the Age of Overindulgence online course

Take this free online course to help you learn how to identify if something is "too much" and get strategies to avoid overindulgence. Professionals can access free take & teach modules that coincide with this course to use with parents and caregivers!

Parenting with a Good Heart online course

Check out this free online course designed to give you parenting tools you can use right away.

Good Heart Parenting: A Journey of Love and Strength

The 44-page research based book, Good Heart Parenting: A Journey of Love and Strength, chronicles the experience of two families who highlight the need for both parental love and parental strength in order to deal with the ubiquitous cultural messages to overindulge.

Developmental Parenting Highway online course

The Developmental Parenting Highway class is free among several in the Parenting in the Age of Overindulgence series. Overindulgence comes from a good heart, but it can lead to unwanted, less-than-good outcomes.

Overindulgence: The test of four

Learn about the Test of Four tool, which helps you and the children in your care learn what is enough.

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