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How Journaling Can Help Kids Overcome Big Feelings

How Journaling Can Help Kids Overcome Big Feelings

Our feelings can be confusing and hard to pin down, ultimately leading us to wonder “do feelings matter?” Maybe I feel upset today, even though the sun is shining, I got lots of sleep, and everything is seemingly well in the world. So why do I feel sad? And does it...
5 Discipline Strategies for Sensitive Children

5 Discipline Strategies for Sensitive Children

No parent finds it easy to discipline their child. I mean, we even have a hard time disciplining ourselves! But kids’ tantrums, tears, and begging make it extra difficult to follow through on time-out or saying “no.” Parents with especially sensitive children...
The Most Powerful and Positive Children’s TV Shows

The Most Powerful and Positive Children’s TV Shows

Children’s TV shows kind of went off the deep end for a while. When my first child was born, we didn’t have cable TV. That meant that local channels like PBS kids were the extent of her TV programs; lots of Sagwa, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, and Liberty’s Kids. By my...
Kid-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions

Kid-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions

“I resolve to eat less spinach.” “I resolve to watch more TV.” “I resolve to tease my sister more…” “Okayyyyyy, let me stop you right there!” We’ve all had this “hilarious” conversation with our...