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The need to prepare young people to function in a diverse society and world is becoming more important. Both formal and nonformal education programs are adding diversity-related topics to their curricula. This guide is designed to encourage youth 10 years old and older to develop an understanding of African American culture and its importance in U.S. society; learn about the individual contributions of selected African Americans to American history; reflect on their own culture and the similarities and differences among cultures; and develop life skills that give them the opportunity to value diversity, think critically, process information, learn to learn, practice creativity, complete a project or task, and more.

This is a very active time in your growing child’s life. Toddlers are full of energy and curiosity. They are becoming much more independent and aware of themselves as individuals. At this age, they love to explore and try to do things on their own but also may seem selfish and self-centered. This is because they don’t yet have the ability to think about how others feel or consider what others want. They are very busy and curious and need understanding adults who have a good sense of humor.

This publication offers ideas for breakfast foods, alternatives to traditional breakfast foods, and recipes that kids will love.

This publication provides tips to help you care for your baby.

This article provides tips to help you care for your baby.

This article provides tips for caring for your baby.

This publication provides tips for caring for your baby.

This article explains why and offers some tips and advice on how to have a good time at mealtimes.

It can be hard for kids to get all the nutrients they need in three meals a day, especially if they are very active. That's why nutritious snacks are good for growing kids. This publication offers a wealth of fun ideas for healthy snacks based on the U.S. Department of Agriculture MyPlate recommendations.

Lead is poisonous to the mind and body. It can damage health and cause problems that make it hard for your child to learn. It can even kill. This publication details the symptoms of lead poisoning and explains what you can do to prevent it.

Congratulations! You're a new parent! This publication provides helpful information on caring for your new baby.

This article provides tips to help you care for your baby.

Parents and children are partners for healthy eating. In being partners, parents and children share food tasks—parents have certain jobs and so do the children, but these jobs are different from each other. This publication provides tips for helping you care for your child.

This publication offers some tips and advice on how to cope with young, opinionated eaters.

This publication provides information about the stages of development and feeding skills in children to help you care for your baby.

This publication provides helpful tips for caring for your baby.

This publication provides helpful information about caring for your baby.

This publication provides tips to help you care for your baby.

The publication provides information to help you care for you baby.

This publication provides tips to help you care for your baby.