BrightStart™ is a parenting workshop for parents and other caregivers of young children (pre-natal through 4 years old). Our Learn & Play Kid’s Program is play-based and offers infants through 8 year olds opportunities to learn and have fun while developing listening and attention skills. BrightStart™ is offered by Building Healthy Families, a nonprofit organization in Manchester, CT. The workshop will be offered at The Manchester Learning Center at 42 Prospect Street in Manchester beginning Saturday, September 30th. The morning is full of learning and activities for parents and children; Breakfast begins at 9:30 and lunch starts at noon. Apply on-line.
As parents, we are the center of our young child’s world. How we respond to them has an enduring impact. When they are little we can spend so much time trying to meet our children’s physical needs that we don’t have space to think about what they need from us emotionally. Circle of Security Parenting Groups are designed to give parents a 'map’ for understanding and responding to their children’s emotional needs. Research shows that parents who are able do this in a loving and consistent way give their children an amazing start in life. Here is a short video explaining the Circle of Security.
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