All ‘Children’ posts

Temper Tantrums & Meltdowns

October 13th, 2016
Posted in Adolescents, Children

We have parents ask us often, “how do I deal with temple tantrums and meltdowns?”  Read this great article by following the link.

http://childmind.org/article/why-do-kids-have-tantrums-and-meltdowns/

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 …

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 …

Divorce Effects on Children

August 3rd, 2015
Posted in Children

Divorce is an intensely stressful experience for children of all ages. The pain experienced by children at the beginning of a divorce is composed of many strong yet powerless feelings. …

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 …

Reading to Your Child

May 12th, 2010
Posted in Children

Importance of Reading Materials in the Home

Studies by the National Assessment of Educational Progress have consistently found that the more reading material available in the home, the better students’ …