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Rapid Resets- Quick Ways to Calm an Emotional Flood

Rapid Resets- Quick Ways to Calm an Emotional Flood

As we know, children can lose control of their emotions for various reasons, and the behaviors we witness are generally unplanned. And since anxiety can look like defiance, adults often respond in counterproductive ways. When children are stressed, the amygdala, in...

Parenting Styles- Implementing The Most Effective Methods

Parenting Styles- Implementing The Most Effective Methods

Becoming a parent is, for the most part, an exciting adventure to undertake. Along with this, however, comes an enormous amount of responsibility. And while most feel prepared, others may experience anxiety and uncertainty about how to begin this journey. But no...

The Developing Mind- Understanding Your Childs Behavior

The Developing Mind- Understanding Your Childs Behavior

One of the biggest struggles in parenting is understanding why perfectly sweet and smart children can, in an instant, turn into the most difficult beings ever faced. It’s often as if a switch was flipped and chaos has ensued. This typically results in parents becoming...

Whole Brain Parenting- Engaging the Brain for Optimal Development

Whole Brain Parenting- Engaging the Brain for Optimal Development

On any given day, we may experience moments of high emotion in reaction to an event, or we find ourselves trying to control everyone and everything around us. Either way, our mental well-being is in danger, especially if we find ourselves stuck in either scenario for...

Holiday Parenting- Keeping the Joy Alive

Holiday Parenting- Keeping the Joy Alive

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season, this year, maybe a little less intense but, no doubt, still exciting. While holiday parties may be missing from our typical December schedules, the pandemic can't stop the spirit of the season! Decorating the house,...

Proper Warmup – The Key to Sports Injury Prevention

Proper Warmup – The Key to Sports Injury Prevention

Children and teens are involved in a myriad of physical activities and sports. And whether they are at a competitive or recreational level, the basic physical requirements are the same. In order to achieve optimum training levels, it’s important that the exercises...