Social and spirituality

Social and Spirituality

Connecting with others for support and social activities—friends, families, spiritual and faith communities.

No family wants to feel isolated and alone. Children and families want to be connected to their community. We all want our children to be well-liked, have friends and opportunities to socialize, and, if desired, practice their faith. It does not always happen automatically. Young children need to have opportunities to meet same age peers, discover what they like to do or they are good at, and have social, cultural and if preferred faith based experiences. You may have some concerns and questions about how your child and family can build friendships and relationships, and experience inclusive leisure activities, personal networks, spiritual and faith communities. This part of the guide is built on finding resources related to four questions: