Surround children and yourself with nurturing relationships
Create a trusting environment.
Provide stable and consistent caregivers at home and in child-care
Learn about and respond to children's cues.
Learn about child development to have realistic expectations.
Spend unhurried time together.
Comfort and reassure children when they are scared, angry, or hurt.
Develop routines to promote predictability and security.
Model good relationships and healthy ways to manage conflict.
Consider whatever you're doing or going through may affect a child.
Identify early signs of emotional or mental problems.
Helpful messages or tools to give parents and caregivers
about nurturing children's mental health.