How do we deal with kid’s unhealthy eating habits?
Gain valuable insights and practical tips for promoting healthy eating habits in children and teens without shame. With these strategies, you can help your child develop a positive relationship with food and healthy eating habits for a lifetime of good health and well-being.
Should Parents Debrief the Day Before Bedtime? Exploring the Pros and Cons
Discover the pros and cons of parents debriefing before bedtime. Learn how this practice can promote emotional intelligence, strengthen the parent-child relationship, and improve sleep quality, but also the potential drawbacks to consider. Explore whether debriefing is the right choice for your family.
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.
Are Resolutions Important for Kids?
Setting goals gives kids a sense of purpose and boosts other key skills like responsibility, self-awareness, initiative, persistence, focus, planning, and prioritizing.
Is it OK for parents to fight in front of kids?
Conflict is a normal part of any family. However, when done constructively, parents fighting in front of their kids can be helpful.
Focus in Class is Key: Tools To Help Your Child
Supporting neurodiverse children and those with learning disabilities is critical to improve their skills for focusing in class.
Back To School Anxiety: Get Ready Early!
For many children, anxiety levels have skyrocketed at the thought of having to reintroduce themselves back into school. It is important to get anxious kiddos ready for the transition back to school sooner than later.
Punishment Doesn’t Teach
Punishment. A tricky subject. I find that, more and more, parents have a hard time wrapping their heads around punishment. Or rather, not punishing their child. I often get a lot of push-back from parents about how their child has to be taught a lesson. That their child will otherwise “get away with it.” At […]
Happy Parents = Happy Kids
In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy, too. – Robert Brault
Finding the Good
Over the holidays I wrote a post about setting the intention to create Happy Holidays for yourself. On a walk with my mom yesterday, we chatted about setting our intentions and where we focus our attention. I believe there is a “field of possibilities” that we have control over.