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Mindfulness is beneficial for effective parenting, and it can be particularly helpful during stressful and uncertain times. A simple way to describe…
This year has brought many unexpected challenges, changes, and new responsibilities. Parents have taken on a variety of new roles while juggling…
Over the past decade, access to electronic devices has become a presumption, rather than a luxury for many kids. While waiting for…
In honor of November being Adoption Awareness Month, let us take a moment to talk about and celebrate adoption.  Adoption can be a positive outcome for children who…
As the 2020 presidential election fast approaches, many parents are considering how best to address the election and our current political climate with their children. In an already uncertain…

Standing up to Bullying

October 21, 2020
Bullying is frustrating and hurtful for children and their families. In honor of Bully Awareness Month, we review the psychological effects of bullying, how…
The decision to seek therapy can be an intimidating one. Psychology Today, for example, lists over 60 types of therapies for toddlers…
Ever heard of Trichotillomania or Excoriation? What are Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs)? They are explained here in honor of BFRB Awareness Week…

Infant Mental Health  

September 16, 2020
Infant mental health (IMH) refers to the mental health of young children from birth to age five. Understanding infant mental health is critical to preventing and treating…
As parents, you know that one of the keys to success for helping kids to learn, regulate, and engage in activities is…
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