Being bored is not a crisis to be solved. It’s an internal emotional state that needs to be regulated. You can give your child the time and space to figure out how to handle this sensation! The more practice they … Read more >>
During covid-19 homebound time, most parents have expressed concerns about their children’s lack of socializing. They worry that their child is missing out on developing important social skills for when they start (or re-start) school.
This is a valid concern, … Read more >>
February-March in the Pacific Northwest is the perfect time to resume gardening tasks.
You can buy many seed varieties at grocery stores and there are a number of online seed stores. I particularly like Ed Hume Seeds as they are … Read more >>
Spatial sense is a basic math skill which is also important in many other aspects of life like art and nature. Think of it as how we understand shape, size, position and direction. It’s how we understand, describe and interact … Read more >>
During developmental screenings, parents often tell me their child has trouble with “big” emotions–anger and frustration–and goes from “zero-to-sixty” when they don’t get their way.
What most parents are witnessing is more likely a child who is actually very successful … Read more >>
This book starts like a mystery. That’s why I chose it for review. I am an avid mystery fiction fan, so my natural inclination is to introduce … Read more >>