Tips for Reducing In-Person Learning Anxieties

By |2021-03-22T17:46:38-07:00March 22nd, 2021|All Articles, Elementary School-Age, Toddler & Preschool|

With COVID-19 restrictions lifting, children are starting to resume some in-person learning at school. Many schools have individualized plans when it comes to hybrid learning, but whether your child is returning for just a few hours per week or is returning to full-time in person learning, it’s likely that many kiddos will experience some level [...]

Single Parenting During a Pandemic

By |2021-03-05T11:40:32-07:00March 4th, 2021|All Articles, Elementary School-Age, Toddler & Preschool|

It’s no secret that parents are struggling right now as we approach the 1-year anniversary of the COVID-19 quarantine and associated restrictions. This is especially true for single parents. Managing your job, childcare, homeschool and being responsible for caring for your children all day every day takes a toll. You’ve heard this before, especially [...]

Managing Working From Home and Interruptions

By |2021-02-04T17:54:03-07:00February 4th, 2021|All Articles, Toddler & Preschool|

With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, many of us are working remotely, have children distance learning, or have toddlers and preschoolers home all day needing snacks, help with putting on shoes, wanting your attention at the worst possible time. Life with preschoolers and toddlers is full of interruptions, and if you feel like it’s a [...]

Helpful (And Not So Helpful) Beliefs Parents Have About Their Child’s Behavior

By |2020-11-20T16:46:45-07:00November 18th, 2020|All Articles, Baby, Elementary School-Age, Toddler & Preschool|

It is extremely rewarding and enjoyable to be a parent, but it’s not always easy. And sometimes we make it harder for ourselves by holding beliefs about our children’s behavior that are exaggerated, untrue—or sometimes just plain unhelpful. When our children misbehave—whether it’s throwing toys or name calling—we sometimes look for a reason “why.” [...]

Morning Routines Simplified

By |2020-11-05T11:03:46-07:00November 5th, 2020|Elementary School-Age, Toddler & Preschool|

During a “normal” school year, parents and kids rush out the door each morning, scarfing down breakfast, grabbing their backpacks, and lacing up their shoes, as they narrowly miss the school bus or carpool. This school year, however, mornings look a little differently for many of us. Instead of signing permission slips and finding lost [...]