How To Talk About Racism with Your Kids

Racism towards people of color is, unfortunately, something we are all aware of. Children are now growing up constantly connected to news and technology, which means they are aware of  the violence of racism. If you have a child of color, they have likely experienced at least some form of racist act, slur, or microaggression.... Continue Reading →

Anger Tools for Children

Anger can be a challenging emotion to experience, especially as a child. For most of us, it is an “all-or-nothing” feeling that may be difficult to manage at times. If your child has been acting out in their anger, below are some tools you can implement at home. 1. Differentiate between feelings and behaviors. Talk... Continue Reading →

Stress, Families, and the COVID-19 Pandemic

For a little over a year, all of us have had to adjust our lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This once in a lifetime collective trauma has impacted everyone, especially those with families and young children. As kids lost school, activities, and connections that helped them grow, parents had to take on work, childcare,... Continue Reading →

The Effect of Divorce on Children

Divorce is a common happenstance in today’s world, something that effects 50% of children across America. While it can happen to half of the children population, it is not an easy thing for young children and adolescents to deal with. Divorce can cause many long term, psychological issues for children. This phenomenon also occurs with... Continue Reading →

Encouragement Can Go a Long Way

If you are a parent, you have probably experienced at least a few moments of disruptive behavior from your child. While this is to be expected as children grow up and gain independence, it can be extremely stressful and, at times, overwhelming. Thankfully, there are some skills parents can learn not only to help decrease... Continue Reading →

Secure Attachment

Being a parent comes with a vast array of challenges, some universal and some unique. Perhaps one of the most difficult parts of being a parent is seeing your child hurt. No matter how large or small, it can be heartbreaking to witness your child in pain. Still, as a parent you have the opportunity... Continue Reading →

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