December 3, 2018

Play. It’s a seemingly simple task but adults really struggle with letting go and just playing with their children. We often get all caught up in our own logic and forget the magic of just letting things play out.

     There are no bones about it, summer is here! It’s hot and humid…kids are excited that they don’t have to wake up for school. So now what? Will it be a summer of late nights on some form of technology for your child? Maybe your intention isn’t to have your child pl...

January 22, 2018

Shout out to all of you parents out there! Seriously, parenting is hard. Sometimes really hard. Some kids are more challenging than others, yet you guys keep moving forward, doing the best you can. That’s awesome. BUT many of us are failing our kids.

“Wait, what? How ca...

I did not create this and am not sure of the original author (so if it's yours, please let me know!) but had to share!

 

March 24, 2015

Robin Williams was the number one trending topic in 2014. Maybe it was because we had just learned that a man who we grew up watching on TV and in movies had committed suicide. Suicide of all things. Maybe we were searching for answers or looking for clues to help our...

February 4, 2015

     As a national play therapy week comes to an end, I thought it would be a great idea to inform readers as to what play therapy is and how it can be beneficial. Children express themselves through play activities. They act out movies and scenes; they pretend to be s...

August 15, 2014

A new school year is just around the corner and many of our children, whether they are starting elementary school or college, are getting that nervous excitement to see what the new school year brings. New classes, new teachers and new friends can be exciting. It’s not...

July 29, 2014

We are halfway through 2014, you think we'd know how to...How many times have you said or heard that? Well it's 2014, you think we'd know how to...raise kids...right? Raising kids is tough and it doesn't matter if you have 1 or 6, it's still a hard job. The world has c...

July 19, 2014

Children are little humans who experience the whole gambit of emotions. You’ve heard the squeals of delight, seen the tears of sadness and the throws of frustration.

 

When your son bites his hand or when your 13-year-old has a screaming fit that started because you...

July 11, 2014

If I asked you to define ‘play’ what would you say? Is it only for kids? How do you think it benefits a small human to play?

What about a big human? It’s no secret that kids like to play, in fact, they need to play, so do adults.

Shouldn’t there be a way to include p...

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