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How Toxic Stress Affects Us, and What We Can Do About It

A short film developed by Harvard University - for those who've experienced toxic stress, just getting through the day can feel tough, let alone being the best parents or carers you can be. In this video, learn more about what toxic stress can feel like, and practical steps you can take to feel better and build resilience for yourself and your children. Duration: 4 mins

Serve and Return - 5 steps for brain building (Harvard University)

When an infant or young child babbles, gestures or cries, and an adult responds appropriately with eye contact, words or a hug, neural connections are built and strengthened in the child's brain that support the development of communication and social skills.

This short film breaks down serve and return into 5 simple steps and features adults and young children doing each step together. Duration: 6 mins 

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