In a terrific discussion on the healthy development of children, supporting families, and solutions about how Healthy Families America and home visiting can prevent child abuse and neglect, The Washington Post Magazine has published a profile on Healthy Families America early intervention specialist America Caballero and her work with first-time moms in Montgomery County - here. Please do take a look, please let us know what you think, and please enjoy some excerpt.
"Initially, you're uncomfortable. You find issues, like the home is really dirty and disorganized, and you know it's not appropriate for babies. Or Mom is not doing a good job understanding the baby's cues. So how do you address that? How do you support them in that without offending them? Because I'm telling them, You're doing this wrong."