What are the first principles you should put in place in order to build a home.
Your body houses your future in it. Everything prepared in advance. So protect it and stay firm on your values. Even the ones others deem silly! Friendships are done in close quarters across long journeys. Be identified by your joy and fixed in your beliefs, humble in the presence of those truly in need but... Continue Reading →
Children acting out can be a sign that you need to lean in to gauge the need, because the responses and consequence of negative behaviors can morph into repeated cycle by a child and caregivers.
Love is when you see a need to make our world a better place by doing something about it. Greater than Saving one, it’s more powerful to Save two!
Parents do not allow your kids to hide behind you and avoid social engagements. Teach them how to interact, demonstrate handshakes, celebration limits, rough play and stopping points, turn taking and courage.
Sometimes, just like a grown up, children just want to express the sorrow they feel. This can be as natural as breathing for some and difficulty for others. These are only my thought and what has worked for me. In an emergency situation, call 911 or other associated health services. Acknowledge the pain. If the... Continue Reading →
Parents should decide how much information their children can handle. ADAA member Aureen Wagner, PhD, Director of The Anxiety Wellness Center in Cary, North Carolina, offers this recommendation for parents: Remain as calm as possible; watch and listen to your child to understand how upset he or she is. Explain a traumatic event as accurately... Continue Reading →
Parent and adult support network should be vigilant about how kids are coping with traumatic events Give age appropriate information in a manner suitable for the child’s age and understanding. Manage specific times to speak to trauma the family is dealing with, it should be a time carved out for discussion. This may possibly help... Continue Reading →