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June 22, 2020

Involved Parenting Builds Enduring Connections

Involved Parenting Builds Enduring Connections When parents take time off to relax and recharge, kids learn that taking care of themselves is important. Puff says modeling […]
June 1, 2020

What is Emotional Intelligence?

Emotional intelligence was first described by Peter Salovey and John Mayer, two Yale University psychologists in 1990. Emotional intelligence refers to five main emotional competency areas:  […]
May 11, 2020

Turn a Negative Into a Positive

  When it comes to raising our children, there once was the notion that teaching our kids not to show emotion was a sign of strength. […]
May 4, 2020

Family Meetings

  With today’s hectic pace of life for both parents and children, families rarely take time to sit down together to make important decisions about family issues. As a result, plans are made quickly and often solely by the […]
April 27, 2020

Five signs your child may have an executive function disorder

  Executive function (EF) is a broad umbrella term that refers to the collection of processes involved in one’s ability to engage in independent, purposeful, goal-directed behavior. It involves the ability to attend, plan, organize, initiate, […]
November 14, 2019

Challenging Negative Self-Talk

No matter who we are, it’s normal for us to be self-critical from time to time and find ourselves in a deep spiral of negative self-talk. […]
November 14, 2019

Selfies and Self Esteem

  “It’s not what you are that is holding you back. It’s what you think you are not.” ~ Anonymous   Just like the Chainsmokers said,“But […]
November 14, 2019

Put On Your Cape and Teach Kids a Superpower

  Life is full of opportunities to learn, explore, connect and grow—for both parents and children. Many of us may benefit from making a conscious commitment […]
May 20, 2019
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Mindfulness and Self

Mindfulness and Self In recent months – I’ve been attempting to incorporate mindfulness into my life. I’ve listened to several podcasts, read books on Buddhism and […]
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