Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs) are the kinds of activities and experiences that enrich a child’s life. According to a recent study positive childhood experiences counter the damaging effects of adverse experiences. PCEs are what make childhood a time of growth, change, exploration, and happiness. According to the study from Johns Hopkins University, there are seven PCEs that could have lifelong effects on mental and relationship health.

This one page document, created by Families Together, Inc. and KPIRC, gives an overview of PCEs, as well as tips for nurting PCEs at home.