How to help your child pick up the pace.
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year”? Well, for military families going through the holidays while a loved one is deployed overseas…not so much! I was in a military family dealing with this experience, and I have tremendous empathy for all of you parents whose spouses will be deployed during the holidays. I remember […]
A loud dog barks, and your three-year-old bursts into tears. Your four-year-old won’t go to sleep unless you sit bedside to scare away the monsters. A clap of thunder shakes the house, and suddenly your five-year-old is running into your bedroom and jumping under your covers. Fear is a basic emotion that every human being […]
Dear Parents, Grandparents, and Caregivers, In the aftermath of the recent hurricanes, floods, and other severe weather events, many families have been thrust into extraordinary circumstances that can be life-changing, with short and long-term effects on children’s physical, emotional, and psychological well-being. Even children who live far from these weather events can experience anxiety based […]
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