They serve as guides, caretakers and advisers, who give positive and productive guidance throughout their development. Parents come first. But children and youth also need other caring adults in all aspects of their lives: in their schools, neighborhoods, activities and communities. They need a network of caring and nurturing relationships with adults among their extended families, neighbors, teachers and coaches.
Right Four: Guidance Of A Caring Adult - Miracle Foundation
Dear All,. I was at Anwesha over the weekend and had the most amazing time with the kids. The kids enjoyed the Treasure Hunt I had organised with the help of their social worker. There were some 20 items on the list and eight teams competing against each other. In the evening, we had a balloon fight and the little ones enjoyed themselves so much. It was fun watch them hide away from the older kids to save their balloons.
The power of a caring adult can change a child’s life
No exceptions! This is a belief system that Kids at Hope , a non-profit child and youth development organization based in Phoenix, firmly stands by — along with the 82 Arizona schools implementing the research-based model. When children have a caring adult in their lives who believes in them and has a strong connection with them, they have the support they need to figure out what they need to do to get where they want to go in life, said Rick Miller , founder and chief treasure hunter of Kids at Hope. The principal of Sunnyslope Elementary leads students in a cheer during a Kids at Hope activity. Photo courtesy Know 99 Television.
Nothing is more impactful in shaping the life trajectory of a child than the values he or she learns at home. Children learn through the modeling of their parents, grandparents, siblings, and other caregivers. But what if that family at home is broken?