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Calming Strategies

Little ones need lots of help from caring adults to grow and thrive. We offer calming strategies on comforting and providing nurturing touch, all of which are required for healthy brain development!

Elmo’s Dad Offers Him TLC and Comfort

During emotional times—both everyday challenges and more serious experiences—support from caring adults can offer children comfort and reassurance.

All Calming Strategies Resources

Find resources, activities, and videos to help you and your family find ways to offer comfort.

Rosita at a picnic with a family.