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How Sesame Street supports the Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors Community

Sesame Street in Communities supports families to learn, practice healthy habits, cope with troubling times, and so much more! You can use lessons, activities, videos and more from our friends at Sesame Street in Communities to promote your family’s well-being and your child’s learning.  Find Sesame Street Resources in our blogs: Healthy Minds & Bodies: Easy Nutrition and Fitness Tips …

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Do I Qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness?

Download your FREE Loan Forgiveness Checklist here!The cost of higher education leaves a lifelong financial burden on individuals and families. Nearly 45 million individuals have borrowed $1.6 trillion from the federal government to pursue higher education. Now, qualifying borrowers can be alleviated of some of this debt, opening up new opportunities for themselves and their families.  Recently, the Biden Administration …

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Get Ready for Pre-K! Tips for Early Success in School

High-quality preschool programs prepare your child for success in school in many ways. The routines your child develops in preschool will continue throughout their K-12 career. You can make the most of preschool by encouraging your child to attend every day! How Attendance Affects Success Starting in preschool, too many absences can cause children to fall behind in school. Missing …

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Healthy Minds & Bodies: Easy Nutrition and Fitness Tips for Families

Eating a healthy meal and finding time for movement with your family doesn’t have to be hard. We’ve put together a list of resources and activities to help your family eat healthy and integrate physical activity in your daily lives. NutritionDigital ResourcesSesame Street in Communities: Eating Well Child Trends: A parent’s health is one of the strongest predictors of a child’s …

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Resources to Help Families in the Aftermath of a Shooting

We understand that speaking to children about acts of violence can be very difficult. If you are struggling with how to approach or speak to your child about these types of incidents, find resources below to help children cope with traumatic events.  If you are looking to take action to prevent further gun violence, visit momsdemandaction.org. Resources: Sesame Street in …

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Mental Health For Children: Resources for Parents

Parenting can be stressful and overwhelming, and kids can experience stress and challenges too. It is important for both caregivers and children to practice self-care and stress management to find balance. When you feel your best and take the time for yourself, you are modeling healthy practices and helping your little ones feel their best too.  This Mental Health Awareness …

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Math is Everywhere! Use These Everyday Activities to Develop Early Math Skills

Math is one of the most important skills for children to acquire. In fact, research suggests that early math skills are even more important than early reading or early social skills. Early math abilities begin at infancy and start in the home. Children as young as seven months possess fundamental “numerical” abilities. Describing to your baby that she has two …

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Resources to Support Families this Tax Season

Tax Season is upon us, and we are here to support families file their taxes and receive the benefits they deserve. This past year especially, families are eligible for certain tax benefits both at the state and federal level. For example, if you haven’t received the full amount of the Child Tax Credit or the Earned Income Tax Credit, you …