Should We Force Kids to Apologize?

A young girl with a thoughtful expression, hands clasped together, symbolizing the question of whether kids should be forced to apologize.

The debate on whether to force kids to apologize is complex. This article explores the benefits and drawbacks, providing insights about the pros and cons of forcing kids to apologize and the best approaches to fostering genuine remorse and empathy in children.

Words That Worry: The Link Between Parental Language and Child Anxiety

Words that Worry

Discover the crucial impact of parental language on child anxiety. Explore practical strategies for using reasonable safety language, avoiding catastrophizing, and creating a supportive environment for children. Learn how mindful communication can foster resilience and emotional health in your child.

How can we teach kids about safety without making them scared?

Teach kids about safety without scaring them

Should we tell kids that the world is a dangerous place? We outline how to strike a balance between educating children about potential risks and fostering a positive and safe environment without creating unnecessary fear and anxiety. Discover how to build confidence and resilience in your child while teaching them safety rules and guidelines to help them navigate the world with independence and self-assurance.

Sensory Processing Differences in the Classroom

For neurodivergent children with sensory processing differences, a busy, noisy class can be overwhelming. Sensory overload makes learning and self-regulation difficult, which can lead to problematic behaviours and/or emotional meltdown.