Food Allergy vs Intolerance + Social-Emotional Development of Young Children | MFLN Weekly Digest

Hi and welcome to the Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) Weekly Digest! Each Monday we will send out a breakdown of what is happening in the MFLN that week, let you know about upcoming webinars, highlight a blog post that might be of interest, and spotlight a recent webinar that is still offering continuing education credits.

This Week

Food Allergy vs Food Intolerance | September 21

Millions of Americans have mild to severe allergic reactions to foods every day. Are you adequately prepared to give evidence-based guidance? Explore practical tips to navigate the difficulties in avoiding reactive foods and be able to provide your clients the latest information on an increasingly important topic.

Supporting the Social-Emotional Development of Young Children: Ideas, Strategies, and Resources | September 23

All early childhood professionals play an important role in helping children feel competent and confident as they begin to learn how to develop relationships and friendships; understand, label, and manage emotions; and solve problems. This webinar will share ideas, strategies, and resources for teaching these important social–emotional skills as well as partnering with families as they support their children’s development.

Mark Your Calendar

September 28 – Cryptocurrency: How it Works, Current Research, and Avoiding Scams

September 29 – American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces (SAF)


Latest Blog Post

Keeping Up With Keto: Approaching the Keto Diet

“Fat is the enemy” has continued to be the popular one-size-fits-all diet advice in the media regarding health and nutrition. Yet, the recent popularity of the keto diet has flipped these nutritional suggestions of demonizing fat on its head. Although the keto diet and lifestyle can seem confusing, there are some handy pointers that can make following the keto diet a little easier.

Webinar Spotlight

Coming Together with Sesame Street: Resources for Racial Justice

Learn about new resources from your friends at Sesame Street to develop children’s understanding, curiosity, resilience, and empathy—and to prepare for the task of building a better world by standing up, standing tall, and standing together.