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View the MS Children’s Museum’s Summer Playbook, and see our Mississippi Thrive ideas for helping your child thrive through engagement and play! Check out pages 4 & 5.
We were excited to share information on helping young children thrive in the Mississippi Children’s Museum Spring 2021 Playbook. Check out our article on page 12 and 13!
Mississippi Thrive team member, Lisa Long, shared an overview of our website and resources in an “Informed in 5” segment with Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center.
Did you miss the Forum for the Future: Communicating about the Early Years? You can download the video and materials shared by the 16 amazing professionals who presented about early childhood issues in Mississippi.
View our Mississippi Thrive! team members’ webinar hosted by the Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center.
Dr. Sheena Gardner and Dr. Courtney Walker shared information about how a child’s environment can shape their brain development and resources to support children’s development in a webinar hosted by the Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health.
Mississippi Thrive! team members were thrilled to present a webinar in coordination with the Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center on the topic of early childhood brain development.
The Child Health and Development Project, Mississippi Thrive was featured as a success story on the website UProotMS.org. UProot is is a collaborative effort to assess and improve the health of the state of Mississippi.
Heather Martin, the statewide Vroom® coordinator for Mississippi Thrive!, spoke on the EdsUp! podcast. She shared information about using brain building activities in everyday situations.
Mississippi Thrive team members were excited to participate in a live recorded conversation with members of the La Leche League of Metro Jackson.
Dr. Susan Buttross answered children’s questions about COVID-19 as part of a Q&A video series with the Mississippi Children’s Museum.
Dr. David Buys, MSU Extension State Health Specialist, discussed how we can best help children navigate life during COVID-19 with Dr. Julie Parker, associate professor in Human Sciences at MSU and Mississippi Thrive! team member.
Parents & Kids Magazine interviewed Dr. Susan Buttross and Ms. Heather Martin about early child development and using Vroom® tips in families’ everyday lives.
Q & A with Genevieve Garrett of Mississippi Thrive! in Parents & Kids Magazine
Q & A with Dr. Susan Buttross of Mississippi Thrive! in Parents & Kids Magazine
Q & A with Dr. Ruth Patterson of Mississippi Thrive! in Parents & Kids Magazine
View an article in Parents & Kids Magazine by Eleanor Ezell, LMSW, a pediatric behavior therapist completing her two-year Developmental Behavioral Pediatric Fellowship with the Mississippi Thrive! Project.
University of Mississippi Medical Center article about Mississippi Thrive!
Op Ed by Jack Ryan, Enterprise Journal, March 2020
Press release from the University of Mississippi Medical Center Communications and Marketing Department on n the topic of developmental health care. March 2020
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