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Ten Ways To Help Your Child Make Friends

Not only is having friends fun, but it also has a positive developmental influence on social-emotional skills. While parents can’t make friends for their children, decades of research suggest that parents play a big role in teaching children the skills required to make friends. Here are 10 ways.

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Attachment is Not a Reward. It’s a Lifeline.

In using a time-in, my boys learned valuable skills they would never have learned by sitting in a corner. Did this produce perfect children? No. But this did produce securely attached children who no longer had to make desperate bids for the attachment they so instinctively desired. Read more. 

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The Day My Daughter Shaved Her Head

My daughter sat fearlessly in the barber's chair with a smile across her face as long clumps of hair left her head. And it was then I realized not only what's important in life, but what gives it meaning.

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The "And" Moments

Join Selina as she leads a mindful moment to help us prepare for the "AND" moments in our lives with love and gratitude. 

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Parenting Through Sleep Deprivation

In solidarity, we stand: All of the sleep-deprived parents out there. Fragmented sleep is hard and it makes parenting mindfully feel like an uphill battle. But even in the haze of of it all, this mama has found her voice, and this is what she shares.

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Parenting A Sensitive And Strong-Willed Child

Raising a strong-willed child? You're not alone. Gain access to tools that help you validate the emotions fueling their meltdown, plus tangible tips to redirect hitting, kicking, spitting, power struggles, and other challenging behaviors.

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Resilient-Informed Care Removes Stigma From Trauma

When we label those with adverse experiences as “traumatized” we can create a stigma that there is something to fix, which shadows the wholeness of the individual. The resilience-informed approach is a strength-based framework that shifts the question of “What happened to you?” as seen in a trauma-informed approach to “What...

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Trust The Voice Within

Join Selina as she leads a mindful moment, allowing us to notice and listen to the small whisper inside of us known as our intuition. How do we follow our own intuition when parenting and how do we afford our children the gift of tuning in and trusting what they...

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Using A Feelings Chart To Teach Emotions

If you feel like you are learning about emotional regulation right alongside your child, it’s because, very likely, you are. Here's how to use a feelings chart to teach your kids (and yourself) about emotions and calming strategies to decrease tantrums and nurture emotional intelligence.

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Building Resilience Through Connection

Children are wired to bounce back from trauma when they have protective factors in place. Through connection with a supportive adult, and through increasing their social-emotional skills, a child's health and development can tip towards positive outcomes.

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