Body Image

In today’s society our perspective and ideas about the body can be so easily distorted.  We go shopping and see clothes hanging from a hanger and wonder to ourselves “how would that look on me.”  Although this is a very normal phenomenon I wonder about what happens...

Connecting Through Non-Verbal Communication

Aspects of our verbal communications with our children (such as your tone of voice) definitely are important in connecting with your child, but non-verbal communication really take the cake when it comes to helping young children regulate their emotions.  Believe it...

Sharing Your Calm

Sometimes life feels like you’re steering a ship through a storm.  Chaos surrounds you, and the sea is threatening to swallow you up.  How can we not only remain calm ourselves in these moments, but share that calmness with our children and families in moments of...

Separation Distress

Separations from other people (and our children) are a part of everyday life. These little separations occur throughout the course of our days: we separate when we use the restroom in privacy, or when we drop our kids off at school (or their friend’s or their...

Sleep Issues

For young children, issues around sleep are not uncommon. For parents, sleep issues can be exhausting (pun intended). While there are not always clear- cut solutions to your child’s sleep issues, there are things that you can do to support your child right now. When...

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