Why Don’t Teachers Get Training On Mental Health Disorders?
Should our educators be required to undergo mental health training? Read the rationale behind this argument
40 Date Night Questions
Stuck in a date night rut? Check out these questions to bump up your love life!
Simplifying Childhood May Protect Against Mental Health Disorders
If little is good, then more is better, right? Well, maybe not when it comes to childhood activities….
Parents, Get Realistic About Your Expectations For Young Kids
Tantrums can be extremely stressful, but are parents reacting appropriately given the developmental age of the child?
10 Things That Changed Me After the Death of a Paren
The pain experienced when losing a loved one is unparalleled. Know that you are not alone.
Police Department Offers Special ‘Tip’ For Parents With Kids In Crowds
If you’re a parent, enjoy the Summer outdoor scene with your kids with this simple tip
5 Reasons We Should Stop Distracting Toddlers (And What To Do Instead)
Distraction is a popular “redirection” tactic for toddlers – but does it really help in the long run?
Why It’s ‘Self-Reg,’ Not Self-Control, That Matters Most For Kids
“Self-regulation is about identifying the causes and reducing the intensity of impulses and, when necessary, having the energy to resist,” psychologist Stuart Shanker writes in his book, Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life. LA Johnson/NPR As parents, it can be natural enough to conclude… Read More »
Why Executive Function Is A Vital Stepping-Stone For Kids’ Ability to Learn
Take a peek at interventions to enhance a child’s executive functioning – strategies that can help raise IQ!
Building Resilience in Children – 20 Practical, Powerful Strategies (Backed by Science)
We all want our children to grow up and become successful, happy adults, but how do we teach them resiliency in the face of challenges?