All ‘Adolescents’ posts

Temper Tantrums & Meltdowns

October 13th, 2016
Posted in Adolescents, Children

We have parents ask us often, “how do I deal with temple tantrums and meltdowns?”  Read this great article by following the link. http://childmind.org/article/why-do-kids-have-tantrums-and-meltdowns/

Separation Anxiety

July 11th, 2016
Posted in Adolescents, Anxiety, Children, Families

As the new school year fast approaches we try to prepare ourselves and our children for this change. Some children do not adjust smoothly. This article contains symptoms, causes and tips for helping your child cope through this transition. Separation Anxiety Separation anxiety is a normal and healthy phase of development in young children.  As […]

Planned Ignoring, Planned teaching, & Planned Praise

May 18th, 2016
Posted in Adolescents, Children, Families

Planned teaching, ignoring and praise are effective strategies for reducing unwanted behaviors and increasing desired behaviors. In addition, caregivers will enjoy less heated moments where both child and adult loses their temper, and increase enjoyable moments between adult and child. Planned teaching is when a caregiver intentionally prepares or anticipates a time to teach the […]