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?
Fear and Anxiety – An Age by Age Guide to Common Fears, The Reasons for Each and How to Manage Them
This article shows why and how children in all age categories react to fear, and tells you what you can do to help curb their anxieties!
Help Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse
Knowing how to talk to your kids is essential to keeping them safe from potential sexual abuse. Read this article for tips on how to start the discussion at any age!
13 Children’s Books That Encourage Kindness Towards Others
Want some ideas on how to incorporate kindness rhetoric into your child’s nightly reading? See this article for awesome book ideas.
Have American Parents Got It All Backwards?
A plethora of parenting techniques across cultures, and the statistics to back them up! Read what American parents can learn from their counterparts abroad.
Forget Positive Thinking – Try This to Curb Teen Anxiety
Distorted thinking can affect emotional well-being. How do we turn a distorted reality into an accurate reality?
It Didn’t Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are
Are PTSD symptoms congenital? Read the science behind this groundbreaking discovery!