March 31, 2022 DAP Series Parts X, XI, and XII Now Available Trying Together is excited to announce Parts X, XI, and XII of the Developmentally Appropriate Parenting (DAP) Series. Through these Parts, caregivers will receive information and resources on Gender and Gender Identity; Family Dynamics; and Caring for the Caregiver. About As an early childhood nonprofit, Trying Together recognizes that a child’s parent is their first and most important caregiver. That’s why we created the Developmentally Appropriate Parenting (DAP) Series to assist parents and caregivers in creating high-quality learning experiences at the earliest stages of their child’s life. The series features digital and print content that provides information on critical early childhood topics. As of April 2022, 12 Parts have been published, including: Part I: Developmentally Appropriate Practice; Part II: Childhood Physical Health; Part III: Child Care; Part IV: Early Intervention and Inclusion; Part V: Safety and Emergencies; Part VI: Social-Emotional Development; Part VII: Childhood Mental Health; Part VIII: Race and Equity; and Part IX: Transitions & Routines. Featured Resources The Series features many helpful resources for families. To help you get started, Trying Together compiled a short list of featured resources for each new Part. Part X: Gender and Gender Identity Family Guide: Gender, Gender Identity, LGBTQ+ Inclusion Gender Identity Development in Early Childhood Non-Gendered Play in Early Childhood Part XI: Family Dynamics Family Dynamics: A Family Guide Types of Family Structures Navigating Sibling Relationships Part XII: Caring for the Caregiver A Guide to Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others How to Ask and Receive Help Support Resources for Parents and Caregivers Navigating the Series The Developmentally Appropriate Parenting Series features a search bar and filtering options to connect parents and caregivers to content that is relevant to them. Caregivers can filter available content by Topic, Age Group, Relationship to Child, Resource Type, and Geographic Location. To test it out, visit the Developmentally Appropriate Parenting Series page. More Information To learn more and access the full list of resources, visit the Developmentally Appropriate Parenting Series webpage.