Helpful tips for parenting during a pandemic and taking care of yourself! Routines and Small Changes Consistency and Talking with Small Children Managing Stress and Relaxing the Reigns Perspective Some Hope!
Albert Einstein once said that, “Play is the highest form of research.” I couldn’t agree more. When we allow little minds and little hands to create, magic happens! Children expertly use play to communicate and process many of life’s hardships, but the real key is- Are we listening? “[For children], communication is largely non-verbal andContinue reading “Navigating Transitions with Small Children”
In a recent NPR profile, author Katherine Reynolds Lewis discusses what she calls a “crisis of self-regulation,” in her new parenting book, The Good News About Bad Behavior. Click through to read Ms. Reynolds compelling case for chores, unstructured play, the importance of risks and relevant consequences. Why Children Aren’t Behaving And, What You Can DoContinue reading “Are you already counting down the days until school is back in session?”
Led by Holly Gilbert, LPC and Libby Steele, LPC this workshop promotes a culture of inclusiveness, kindness, acceptance and respect. It will be offered in both July and August in partnership with Piccadilly Play Café so your little ones are ready for the playground when school starts. Stay tuned for more information on the ParentingContinue reading “The Friendship Workshop”
Written by Child and Family Therapist Libby Steele, LPC If you’ve placed your child in therapy with us, you may have noticed or heard from your child that we “played games.” They may even be more specific, telling you about beating me in UNO, having good luck with Guess Who or losing a close gameContinue reading “Why am I playing games with your kid? (And why you should too)”