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Flourishing Families

Flourishing Families

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Flourishing Babies

Flourishing Babies

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Flourishing Kids

Flourishing Kids

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Resources

COS P Graphic webAs 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. Read more to Subscribe or Enroll. 

 

The Imagination Playground is a breakthrough playspace designed to encourage child-directed, unstructured free play which is essential for healthy development.  When children's imaginations are engaged in active play they benefit physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually.  All children need play opportunities that begin at a young age.  If you're interested in learning more about how you can get involved, you can This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 860.375.0121.  The Imagination Playground is featured at BrightStart for Families and other events for kids.  Read more to watch a video about how the Imagination Playground supports healthy development for children.

Visit the Imagination Playground at our playground events.  Check out our calendar for events around Manchester. Interested in hosting an Imagination Playground event at your school or church? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!

Caring for a baby or toddler can sometimes feel overwhelming.  The good news is that parents and other caregivers are not alone.  We've collected some helpful resources you can access through the right menu. 

Changing Brains is a science program developed at the Brain Development Lab at the University of Oregon.  It is for non-scientists and features information and practical recommendations based on scientific evidence for parents, educators, and policymakers... anyone who cares for children.

Upcoming Events

BrightStart

The next BrightStart is scheduled to begin next Spring on March 9. See the article on our home page.

Circle of Security

Please subscribe to our email list to be reminded of our next classes beginning on January 5 or 9.

Imagination Playground

Come and play on the Imagination Playground. Check for our Imagination Playground events on our calendar (under Resources), or on Facebook.