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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How to nurture connections during social distancing

Social Distancing is a phrase that many of us have never even heard of until recently.  Being socially responsible during a pandemic can feel incredibly isolating and it can seem almost impossible to continue nurturing relationships with the people around us.  Nurturing relationships during this time is not only possible …

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During the pandemic, our spouse became our new “Co-Worker”

The other night I was at my limit and said, “I’m going to the store to get some ice cream.” As soon as I said it, the realization of our current situation hit me. And just like a two-year-old, I quickly started to fall apart because my idea of getting …

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