How to recognize PTSD in children and what to do?

I genuinely felt the need to write something on the effects of PTSD on children because of the heartbreaking situation at the US border and the number of children who are being traumatized by this travesty. Then I thought of the children who are being traumatized in...

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Breathe

Let’s be honest! Raise your hand if you think your the worst parent on the planet at the moment? Did you just yell at your kid? Did you just ignore your kid because you were on your cell phone? Did your kid just fall right in front of you or did you even drop him or...

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The Cell Divides: A Poem of Truth!

We Need To Monitor Our Cell phone Use We are living in a time of disconnection and avoidance. There is a tool that we can't live without that is both a technological marvel and a social-emotional tormentor. The cellphone! How many fights have you had battling over...

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Teaching Gender Equality with Children’s Books

Why boys need to read books featuring strong girls. Moms and Dads, are you setting your sons up for a mentally healthy future? Are you teaching your sons to value the strengths of both men and women? Does it seem like you are saying boys and girls are equal, but they...

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What is EQ/EI and why it’s important?

I started researching EQ/EI aka Emotional Intelligence, right around this time of my son's birth. I wanted to be the best mother I could and stop the patterns that I had grown up with and witnessed most of my childhood.  The feeling that I wasn't validated or...

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Bibliotherapy

The reasons why reading to your child can save their life! Science has shown that in the first seven years of our lives, we are programmed on how we will learn and react to the world for the rest of our lives. So, getting a strong start in programming habits that will...

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