All ‘Families’ posts

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 […]

Healthy Self-Esteem

November 18th, 2015
Posted in Families

What does your child see when they look in the mirror? A healthy self-esteem is when we love ourselves from the inside out. If you believe that it is important for your child to love themselves, you may want to read this article.Healthy self esteem

Kids Won’t Listen? Try This!

June 4th, 2012
Posted in Children, Families

Kids Won\’t Listen. Try This! I like this article because it is simple, yet sage advice. We as adults talk too much! We try to explain when sometimes our children are either not old enough to understand our lengthy explanations or they are old enough to not want to listen to us!!! So follow this […]