Denise Daniels discusses the launch of First Aid for Feelings, a workbook to help kids cope with their emotions during the coronavirus pandemic. She explains the importance of emotional support and resilience strategies to support kids not only through this crisis, but for years to come. Read the full article here.
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“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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