Blog Entries - Communication
Disagreements are a natural part of life. However, when you and your child disagree it can often be a frustrating experience.
We want what is best for our children, and sometimes we make parenting decisions that make our children angry or unhappy. This can cause tension in our relationships with our children and can even lead us to feel as if we have made a mistake.
Every parent wants the best education for their children.
School is a great place for children to learn to socialize, rationalize their feelings, and boost their academic prowess, but school cannot teach children everything they need to know, especially when it comes to social and emotional intelligence.
Every child is unique. And just like adults and adolescents, children have a wide variety of emotions, and each child processes their emotions differently.
Unlike adults and adolescents however, children may need more help identifying and responding to their emotions. That is where the adults in their lives come in.
The month and a half between Thanksgiving and New Year can be a difficult time for many people. Society tells us the holiday season should be a time for joy and togetherness. For those whose reality does not meet these idealized expectations, mental health challenges often arise.