Zero to Sixty

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 in self-regulating from stress throughout the day! These children don’t have multiple outbursts over every Read More

Stress And The New Normal

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 children and teens who have lost routine, supportive peers, teachers, extra-curriculars, and long-awaited summer plans. Read More