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Does Trauma Impact Children’s Development?

In light of the recent extreme events of terrorism in France and Brussels and strife around the world, our children have been exposed through the media to violence, loss and extreme suffering of people of all ages. Seeing a mass of people fleeting their countries to avoid violence and suppression, while others deal with their…
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Behavior Plans Work!

These are the key points: Consistency AND clearly stated rules and expectations are the keys to positive discipline. We recommend: Pay attention and notice the positive behaviors, and reward your child often. WHY? Children need consistent positive feedback to learn and practice appropriate behavior. The focus needs to be on specific behaviors you WANT them…
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Review of Parenting Tip Cards by Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog

We truly appreciate Jenn from Jenn's Blah Blah Blog writing this review: Children do not come with instructions.  I know I can always use all the help I can get when it comes to parenting my child.  This is why we love “Hang In There”, Parenting-tips-on-the-go! These super awesome informational card series, were created by…
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Talking to Children About Death

Most of us find it difficult to talk to our children about death, but unfortunately they will experience it sometime in their lives. Death is inescapable and we must let our children know that it’s okay to talk about it and it’s part of the life cycle. If we are open, honest and comfortable with…
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