Community Guidelines Let’s Start Learning

SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ is a team of Child Development Specialists and Analysts dedicated to helping parents understand their children’s social and emotional journey. SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ takes great pride in having a diverse and engaged community visit our website as well as our social media platforms. We respect each member of our community and we expect the same consideration.

There may be times when it is necessary to block users due to the nature of their comments and/or actions in order for SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ to foster a welcoming environment. SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ reserves the right to block any user and to determine what constitutes a violation of our Community Guidelines or Terms of Use. SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ does not warn users before blocking their accounts, and reserves the right to block users, but are not limited, to the following reasons:

• Profane, disruptive, and disrespectful comments and other disconcerting actions.
• Spamming

If you feel you have been blocked accidentally or have experienced any inappropriate comments on our social media platforms, please contact us immediately at info@ SUNKISSED and place “Blocked” or “Abuse” in the subject line along with your username, platform (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) and we will investigate the issue. We log each comment on all of our platforms and will research your activity to identify if you were blocked in error or to help resolve any inappropriate comments.

Non-Discrimination Statement

SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender, gender identity, and/or expression (including transgender identity) sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ will comply with state and federal laws that prohibit discrimination.

Unlawful discrimination has no place at SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ and offends our SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ core values, which include a commitment to equal opportunity and inclusion. All SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ contributors are expected to uphold this commitment.

Terms of Use Let’s Start Learning

When accessing the SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ website you agree to be bound by SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ terms of use:
• People subscribing to the SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ email list should be 13 years or older (link to
• When submitting questions, comments, answering surveys, or requesting a talk, panel or lecture from any SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ team member, we ask that you include your personal information including: your full, legal name, the city in which you reside, your email address, and your phone number and email the request to


SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ and the Center for Social and Emotional Health is intended for informational purposes only. Viewing this site, receipt of information contained on this site, or the transmission of information from or to this site does not constitute any type of professional relationship between SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ and our users.

Information on our site is not, in any way, intended to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Do not disregard advice from your medical professional or delay seeking it due to anything you have read on the SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ website. If you have any questions regarding any content on the SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ website, SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ social media platforms, or any other areas where SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ content may appear, we ask you to please seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider before making any changes to your child’s health care routine or your health care routine.

Limitation of Liability

SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ shall not be liable to you or any third parties for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or punitive damages of any kind, regardless of the type of claim or the nature of the cause of action, even if the SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ contributors have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Without limited the foregoing, SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ shall have no liability to you or any third parties for damages or harms arising out of user-generated content.

IP Addresses

An IP address is an ID number generated for your computer when you go online. SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ website coordinators keep track of IP addresses of our visitors. SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ uses these addresses to understand about our readership, and to learn what content is viewed most, for how long, and in which countries. We do not share this information with any other party except as anonymous aggregate information to illustrate site usage to investors and journalists. We do not associate your IP address with other information that you may provide to use in any of our online forms. Please note: we will provide IP address information that may personally identify you when required to do so by law.

Third Parties/Third Party Websites

SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ does not share personal information with third parties except as anonymous aggregate information to illustrate site usage to investors and journalists and for our own research.
SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ content, including user-generated content, may include links to third party websites. SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ is not capable of reviewing or managing third party websites, and assumes no responsibility for the privacy practices, content, or functionality of third party websites. You agree to relieve SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ of any and all liability from third party websites.


You agree to indemnify SUNKISSED FAMILIES™, SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ contributors, and all their affiliates, employees, agents, representatives, third party service providers, and members of their governing boards, and to defend and hold each of them harmless from any and all claims and liabilities, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of or related to your breach of Terms of Service or your use of SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ content.

For federal government agencies, provisions in the Terms of Use relating to Indemnification shall not apply to your Official Use, except to the extent expressly authorized by federal law. For state and local government agencies in the United States, Terms of Use relating to Indemnification shall apply to your Official Use only to the extent authorized by the laws of your jurisdiction.


SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ website and social media content and other content is published in the United States. SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ makes no representations that any of our content is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or utilize any information provided by SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ are responsible for compliance with local law.

Choice of Language

SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ provides you with a translation of the English language version in our Community Guidelines, Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy, or any other policy, then you agree that the translation is provided for informational purposes only and does not modify the English language version. In the event of a conflict between a translation and the English version, the English version will govern.

No Waiver

No waiver of any term of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and the SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ contributors’ failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Permission Requests

If you wish to cite any of our content from our SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ website, you must cite it correctly, including the following:
Page title
Web address (*URL)
Date accessed
Author: SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ and the Center for Social & Emotional Health
Publisher: SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ and the Center for Social & Emotional Health

SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ is a registered trademark. All other trademarks, service trademarks, service marks, trade names, and logos appearing on the website are the property of their respective owners.

If you wish to use any SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ content in any other manner you must request such use in writing by email ( We will respond to your request within 21 days.

Contacting Us

SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ readers can contact us by email ( Once the correspondence is complete we archive the exchange to preserve our readers’ privacy.

Our web and email servers have typical privacy safeguards to insure that your information will not be viewed inappropriately. However, these servers, like most, are not 100% secure. If you would prefer to avoid a remote chance of a breach of your online privacy, please do not forward any correspondence via online forms or emails.

Mailing List

We only use our email list to provide you with our latest articles or other new site content. If you are a part of our email list and wish to be removed you may contact us by emailing us and we will promptly remove your from the list.

Our Survey

Occasionally SUNKISSED FAMILIES™ offers online surveys. The purpose of these surveys is to gather information to better understand how our readers use the site, and what type of improvements we can make on the site and with our web services. We do not share surveys with any other party except as anonymous aggregate information to illustrate site usage to investors and journalists and for our own research.


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