With parents balancing work and their kids’ home learning needs, it’s not surprising that many families are struggling to find their school groove.
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5 Ways to Help Kids Manage Anxiety About Coronavirus
With the constant stream of negative news about coronavirus and so much uncertainty, many kids are feeling fear and anxiety right now. Here’s how parents can help.
Back-to-School: 3 Ways to Support Kids
How can parents best support their kids as they head back-to-school? Here are three ways to help kids navigate the bumps in the road.
3 Steps to Navigate Family Conflict More Peacefully
Family conflict and arguments are inevitable. Differing needs and expectations create friction. These three steps will transform arguments in your home.
Parents: Are Your Kids Having More Emotional Outbursts at Home?
Do emotional outbursts in your family tend to follow a certain pattern? Often in relationships, we get into a habit of reacting a certain way, even if it doesn’t work well. Strong emotions can be overwhelming for kids and parents…
Parents: Why the Tendency to Blame Vs. Giving the Benefit of the Doubt Matters
Some people tend to give others the benefit of the doubt, while other people tend to assign blame and assume bad intent. Which style has more positive relationships and overall happiness?
Pandemic Parenting Daily Checklist
We are in week five of social distancing and home quarantine due to the COVID 19 pandemic. My family has fallen into a regular routine, and each day seems to blend with the next. I’ve noticed a few things that help to make our days more positive…
Social-Emotional Learning Activities for Kids
Social/Emotional activities and experiences help kids develop skills to better understand their world and connect with others. These downloadable activities open the door for conversations about emotions, conflict resolution, self-care as well as friendship.
Six Tips to Create Family Routines and Calm in Uncertain Times
Daily routines and structure help kids feel calm and safe. But when schools are closed, your job is in flux and fear is widespread, how can parents create structure at home? In these uncertain times, maintaining routines, family connection and calm is more important than ever…
The Powerful Health Benefits of a Hug
Have you given or received a hug today?
In addition to feeling good, hugs provide a surprising list of health benefits,