Dealing with an angry child can be challenging. You want to keep your cool and help the child learn to deal with their anger in an appropriate way. That is why I am so pleased to be able to share some expert tips for anger management for kids from Maureen Healy’s new book, The Emotionally Healthy Child: Helping Your Child Calm, Center, and Make Smarter Choices (New World … [Read more...] about Anger Management For Kids- Tips For Parenting An Angry Child
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Math skills are so important for life. Not only are they useful for solving daily math problems like how to split a recipe in half or how to balance your budget, they are are useful for helping to develop better overall problem-solving skills. Building a strong foundation in math skills is critical to math success as your child progresses into more complex math and their … [Read more...] about Revolution Math Programs For Kids Online Are The Smart After School Activity
In partnership with Stress Health, an initiative of the Center for Youth Wellness How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Today, I am going to talk about something that is probably a new idea or topic for many people. For others, the idea may seem intuitive. Either way, I bet you learn something new! There is a connection between chronic childhood adversity and long-term … [Read more...] about How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Your Whole Life
This post was created in partnership with American Express. My daughter is a teenager and I only have a few more years before she leaves for college! There is so much I want to do with her and so many things I still need to teach her before she goes. A huge priority has been teaching her how to properly budget and creating responsible habits. She has helped me shop and look … [Read more...] about Additional Credit Card For Teens: Why I Got One For My Daughter from American Express
As a parent, we all want to do our best to produce thriving children that will go out into the world and function independently as happy, successful adults. A huge part of that is helping children develop self acceptance as well as a growth mindset. A low self esteem can result in self sabotaging behaviors and depression. As a parent, you may be wondering what causes a low self … [Read more...] about What Causes A Low Self Esteem? And Overcoming Low Self Esteem
Few books have as much of a direct impact on a person's thought process as does Carol Dweck's, Mindset. I know when I read it, I found it useful for myself but even more useful as a parent. I was making notes of things to teach my kids and ways to speak that would encourage a growth mindset for kids. I recently came into contact with Domenick Filopei, musical artist and the … [Read more...] about The Growth Mindset For Kids- What It Is, Why It Is Important, And Change
Today's topic is not pretty or trendy. It is a serious topic but one that I hope is useful to families that are dealing with a life-limiting illness diagnosis. I hope that no one needs this information, guidance, and encouragement but the truth is that life-limiting illness affects families from all backgrounds, and often when they least expect it. When Rachel Fearnley PhD, … [Read more...] about Parenting Through A Life-Limiting Illness