Caregiving is exhausting. It is a 24/7 job that requires major reserves of time, energy, and patience. Caring for yourself is crucial in order to be able to adequately care for your children.
Quick self-care suggestions to keep your tank … Read more >>
In today’s world, we are all bombarded with the message that it’s important to de-stress. You know that you should take time out to relax, rejuvenate–get some “me time.” But if you are anything like me, this knowledge is coupled … 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 >>
Stress Management Strategies: what are your 5?
Ever feel guilty because you think you should meditate—but you don’t?
Does dancing relax you more than a yoga session?… Read more >>
Humans have the ability to worry about something that hasn’t happened yet—and trigger a real stress response—just by thinking about something!
We also have the ability to ruminate over past situations—things that are over and done with—and trigger a real … Read more >>
What is it?
Laughing is a communication skill. Your baby is communicating enjoyment! It is an interesting quirk of human nature that we smile and laugh before we develop language.… Read more >>