Five practical ways to promote regulation for your kids

You just confronted your child about the candy wrappers you found in his or her room. (You don’t allow eating in the bedrooms.) Your child flies of the handle and starts screaming, “I hate you! You don’t love me.” The stimulation at the arcade birthday party was too great. All …

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The importance of constructing family identity

The family is a team. Its members spend lots of time together. Its member work out together. The team plays together, loses together, and wins together. When a new team member (or members!) enter, team identity can suffer, or even fall apart, especially when that new team member (or members) …

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Ways to care for your kids during COVID-19

Below are some suggestions about how to promote holistic health for your kiddos. Consider building one activity from each activity into your daily schedule. Emotional Check in with your kids using happy, mad, sad face drawings. Let kids each build a “safe place” fort in a separate area of your …

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How to care for yourself as a parent during COVID-19

Care for yourself is just as important! Kids regulate in response to the adults around them, so the calmer you are, the calmer they will be. Here are just a few ways to help you keep your cool in these changing times: Emotional Acknowledge your anxieties and/or frustrations. Journal or …

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