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Trauma Informed Parenting

Trauma Informed Parenting

updated! Has your child experienced a traumatic event? The answer to that question is a resounding YES! The pandemic causes trauma for our children and families. Sign up for our Virtual Workshop! Parenting during Covid means coping with dramatic events which cause...

Dealing With Angry Outbursts

Dealing With Angry Outbursts

These are big emotions! It is inevitable that at some point you will deal with an outburst from your child that is usually rooted in anger.  Sometimes you can see the anger building in your child with emotions pouring out.  Other times, your child may go...

6 Great “Experience” Gift Ideas

6 Great “Experience” Gift Ideas

Spending time together is a gift. Do you want to give a unique gift, or provide a different experience for your family? Experience gifts do just that. They provide family time using different experiences for everyone. Some of these are in person and other experiences...

Use Love Languages For Gift Giving

Use Love Languages For Gift Giving

Your love will show! Do you know your child’s love language? If not, you can use this link to find out. The Five Love Languages For Children by Gary Chapman is a great book for discovering how best to show love to your child. Once you know their love language, you can...

Books That Teach Kindness

Books That Teach Kindness

Great skills for everyone. Kindness is an important trait that is seen in many ways. An act of kindness can transform someone’s day.  Kindness spreads like confetti - when one person shows it that person is more apt to share it with others. Kindness connects us...

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...

What, Why, and How of Quality Family Time

What, Why, and How of Quality Family Time

You Can Make It Work! We’ve all heard about the importance of quality family time. And finding time to make quality family time happen may seem like another thing on the growing “to do” list. What is quality family time? Why is it so important? Are there ways we can...

Trauma In Children:  How Can A Parent Help?

Trauma In Children: How Can A Parent Help?

Trauma is the emotional response to a terrible event.  It is a perceived threat to your own physical well being or someone important in your life. It can cause a sense of terror or helplessness, which can overwhelm a child.  So how can a parent help a child...