Resources

  1. Children’s Dental Health Month 2021

    February is Children’s Dental Health month! Check out the downloadable tip sheets from the Cambridge Public Health Department’s Healthy Smiles program for keeping children’s teeth healthy.

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  2. Feb 2021: At-Home Activity Calendar

    Winter can feel long so get new ideas daily to do with your children birth to 4 years old in the February 20201 At-Home Activity Calendar! Designed for children birth to 4 years old but all are welcome to try the activities. The goal is to have fun! Parents – you can change the ideas […]

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  3. Summer Resources 2020

    Summer Food Program will be providing free breakfast and lunch for Cambridge youth ages 18 and younger, Monday through Friday from June 22-September 4 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Locations: bit.ly/310brPA Summer Activities for Children: Check out finditcambridge.org for the most up to date information. List of Summer Camps and Activities 2020 for Elementary School Students from […]

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  4. Resources for Talking about Race with Young Children

    10 Tips for Teaching and Talking with Kids about Race: https://bit.ly/2Y7fd6q  (Handout from Embrace Race) 100 Race-Conscious Things You Can Say to Your Child to Advance Racial Justice: https://bit.ly/2UfzOV8 (Article from Raising Race Conscious Children) Dos and Dont’s of Talking with Kids of Color about White Supremacy: https://bit.ly/2Y22XUM (Article from Colorlines) Racism and Violence: How […]

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  5. Helping Our Kids & Ourselves Manage Anxiety

    Children show anxiety in lots of ways. How can we support them? Mindfulness Practices for Families When parents and children are feeling big emotions, it’s good to find some calm. Simple mindfulness activities can help: https://bit.ly/3erMBeA Mindfulness is noticing what’s going on outside—and inside—of us with acceptance and kindness. As mindful parents, we can be […]

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  6. Supporting Ourselves & Our Children during COVID-19

    New online children’s book explaining COVID-19 and why we stay home.Click here to read story: bit.ly/2WABPwE Some kids are having a hard time with being online for everything from school to playdates. This article, “Kids Are So Over Zoom. Here’s What To Do About It” talks about tips for helping your child: bit.ly/2T5Ox4k It is […]

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  7. Local COVID-19 Resources-5/15/2020

    There are many resources to help during this time. Here are a few local ones. Sign up for updates where possible to keep up with the latest info. New: Tips for Staying Safe During COVID-19: Grocery Shopping and Take-out Food from Cambridge Public Health Department: bit.ly/361QILq New: The Pandemic – Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Program […]

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  8. Local COVID-19 Resources, 5/8/2020

    There are many resources to help during this time. Here are a few local ones. Sign up for updates where possible to keep up with the latest info. New deadline: Mayor’s Disaster Relief Fund accepting applications until May 15. Residents may complete this application online or over the phone with a staff person by calling […]

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  9. Continuing to Take Care of Ourselves During COVID-19

    With the news that schools are closed for the year and the stay at home order has been extended, it has been a hard time for many of us. We have to change our expectations from getting through a short term crisis to “reframing our parenting strategy for the long, confusing haul”. Here are a […]

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