Maine Parent Federation Since 1984...because every family matters
Starting POINTS for Parents is an online community for families of children with disabilities Providing Opportunities for Information Networking, Training and Support as they learn, share and connect about the educational and developmental needs of their children.
When parents are stressed during the holidays, their children will pick up those feelings and react accordingly. The following stress management tips will help both parents and children recognize holiday anxiety and feel less stress – because helping kids cope with holiday stress is the best way to enjoy the festivities!
Infants and toddlers: At this age the upset in children’s routines and predictability are the main contributors to holiday stress. Try to schedule activities around naptimes and mealtimes. Keep bedtime routines as close to normal as possible.
Maine Parent Federation (MPF) is please to announce that our newly expanded Parent-to-Parent of Maine program now offers: Family Support Navigators(see flyer below)
“Connecting Families to a Network of Support and Information”
• Experienced parents in your area who are available for one-on-one help and support in a variety of ways • A confidential ear that will listen to you and your family • Support for meetings by helping you organize and prepare for the meeting and attending with you if needed • Help to understand the resources and services available to your family • And