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 >>
During Covid-19 self-quarantine, constant change has become our new normal. Constant change is very stressful for children their parents.
During periods of prolonged stress, it is important to care for our minds and bodies. This is especially important for our … Read more >>