Dr. Kim Grengs
Words Hurt

Words Hurt

Giving Kids the Tools to be Confident and to Stand Up for Themselves “Sticks and stones break my bones but words will never hurt me” is a saying that has been used forever, right. But words hurt, so how can we teach our children to respond confidently? Giving kids the...

Teaching Your Child Problem Solving Skills

Teaching Your Child Problem Solving Skills

Steps To Success. Are your children good at solving their own problems? Or do they run to you whenever something doesn’t go their way? Learning to problem solve is an important life skill. We owe it to our children to prepare them for a life time of successful problem...

Character Education: Who, What, Why?

Character Education: Who, What, Why?

Character Education Do you want your child to grow up to be a “good person?” Of course you do. The learning of certain character traits benefits children throughout their entire life. Character Education is based on the common attitudes and behaviors that people deem...

No Need To Nag!

No Need To Nag!

are you nagging too much?                                                            Do you feel like you ask or tell your child to do something and they don’t do it?  Do you feel like you're nagging your child? What does nag mean anyway? Well, I know that there...

Tips To Teaching Empathy

Tips To Teaching Empathy

How to teach empathy Teaching empathy is important. But what is it? What does it look like? Why is it important? Empathy is the ability to notice and recognize the emotions of others. It is an active attempt to understand another person’s emotions. Empathy is an...

How To Use Brain Breaks to Calm Kids

How To Use Brain Breaks to Calm Kids

Help Kids Focus and Regulate. Brain Breaks work for children! Do you know how to use Brain Breaks to calm kids? 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...