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Your Words Affect Your Child’s Brain

Are we collectively destroying the potential of a generation with our mouths?  As parents, we hold many of the keys to our children’s futures. These keys are the words we speak to them. 

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Helping Teens Cope with Holiday Stress

As our children grow up and the pure wonder and excitement of the holidays wane, adolescents often experience an uptick in stress and anxiety during the holiday season. What can parents do?

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De-escalation Strategies For Jingled Out Kids

December is a sensory-overload kind of month. It’s loud. It’s busy. It’s flashy. For a lot of kids, it can be so overwhelming that they may just jingle all the way to a meltdown. For this reason, it’s good to have a few de-escalation strategies in mind. Here are 5. 

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Parenting In This Day And Age Is Hard As #*@%

Parenting will trigger parts of you that you didn’t even know could be triggered. Things that have been pushed down inside of you (consciously or subconsciously) will surface and leave you in the ultimate WTF moment! Nonetheless, we are all in the beautiful struggle of parenting together and I remind myself that...

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