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Neuroscience and Walking through Snow

Do you find it challenging to explain how our minds work and how we can change our habits for teenagers? As a parent, carer or therapist, you may struggle to explain this to a young person. In her article "Using Neuroscience with Teens to Challenge and Promote Change", Elisa Nebolsine

Responsive Caregiving Leads to the Healthiest Outcomes for Children

Parenting styles play a crucial role in shaping a child's development and overall well-being. Responsive caregiving as part of the nurturing care has been shown to yield the healthiest outcomes for children.

Why Are Hugs Good for Our Wellbeing?

The act of physical contact during a hug not only provides a sense of safety and love, but also contributes directly to our self-esteem. The hugs we receive during our lives play a significant role in shaping our confidence and happiness.

Why Are “Serve and Return” Interactions Important?

Thanks to “serve and return” interactions, children develop skills earlier, including language, attentiveness, and problem-solving! The National Scientific Council on the Developing Child describes the importance of “serve and return” interactions in child development.

Mellow Parenting and Home-Start

In their recent report about young mum's mental health, the CYMPC and the MMHA have discussed how Home-Start Renfrewshire and Inverclyde delivers Mellow Bumps programmes to support parents-to-be, decrease stress levels during pregnancy, and improve physical and mental wellbeing.

Hoki ki te Rito-Oranga Whānau, New Zealand

An example of the effectiveness and acceptability of culturally adapted versions of Mellow Parenting is Hoki ki te Rito-Oranga Whānau, New Zealand.

Mellow Parenting in Tajikistan

Mellow Parenting has extended in many areas around the world. Our partners in Tajikistan support the deinstitutionalisation of children, on going reform of child protection systems and the development of new community services.