Are You Overparenting? Overparenting is so easy to do! I still do it. I have to remind myself, frequently, to stop overparenting. Trying to control the situation, and how it will end up, is not healthy for anyone. It puts stress on parents and also puts stress on the kids. Yes, keeping our kids safe is important, but teaching them independence and building self-confidence is the key to keeping them safe forever. Parents are too worried about their child’s future achievements ... Read More about Need Parenting Help Due To Overparenting?
SELF REGULATION CAN HELP All parents want their child to succeed in school and in life. Self regulation can help. Do you know that this success depends more on the child’s social and emotional strength than on their reading, writing and arithmetic? Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is essential to maximizing achievement. So, what is SEL? Social Emotional Learning refers to a person’s ability to manage their emotions, make responsible decisions and manage positive relationships with others. ... Read More about Social Emotional Learning Builds School Success
Who needs self care? Often times you think it needs to be a stressed out adult working a job, raising a family, and possibly going through a mid life crisis. But did you know that it is just as important for teens to practice self care? Teens are under an immense amount of stress and pressure. They are surrounded by pressures of school, peer relationships, and self discovery. Schedules can include a full day of school, socializing, participating in ... Read More about Why Teens Need Self Care
Help your kids to cope Self-care is so important in life. Teaching children the importance of self-care should be a priority as parents. Brain Breaks work for children! Do you know how to provide self-care for your child using Brain Breaks? When children are given Brain Breaks they learn to regulate their bodies and mind. Knowing how and when to take a Brain Break is a lifelong skill that benefits everyone in the family. Brain Breaks help children focus, self-regulate and transition ... Read More about How to Use Brain Breaks for Self Care
Love Yourself Do you regularly practice self care? Are you aware of your Love Language? Combining your Love Language with self care leads to effective, successful self care that is personalized for you. Let's talk about self care using love languages. When the topic of self care came up for this post, I was initially uninterested. Some think that self care is a selfish indulgence. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. It is a necessary practice to stay healthy and reduce ... Read More about Self Care Using Love Languages