Embracing Boredom: Helping Kids Manage and Thrive

Boredom

Discover the importance of embracing boredom as a catalyst for growth and development. Learn practical strategies to foster creativity, problem-solving, and self-reflection. Find out how to create an environment that encourages healthy boredom and supports children in managing their own entertainment. Embrace boredom and unlock your child’s full potential.

Embracing Summertime: How to Balance Structure and Fun

Balance Structure and Fun

Discover the secret to achieving the perfect balance between structure and fun in your child’s life. Explore practical strategies and creative ideas to create a structured routine while still allowing for spontaneity and enjoyment. Find out how to foster a sense of stability and routine during the summer months while ensuring your child has the freedom to explore, create, and have fun. Create an enriching and enjoyable summer experience for your children while maintaining the necessary structure for their growth and development.

Siblings: When “Equal” Doesn’t Mean “Fair”

Sibling Rivalry

Unveiling the Complexities of Sibling Relationships: When “Equal” Doesn’t Mean “Fair”. Explore the impact of birth order, parental dynamics, and individual differences on sibling dynamics. Learn how to foster fairness, empathy, and understanding among siblings.

Raising Responsible Kids: Why Teaching Kids to Parent is Key

teachparentingskills

Teaching kids to parent can have a positive impact on their responsibility, empathy, life skills, confidence, and family bonds. Learn more about why teaching kids to parent is beneficial and how to involve them in caring for their family.

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.

How do we deal with kid’s unhealthy eating habits?

Promote healthy eating

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?

Resolutions are 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.