Conversations can be overheard in homes, stores, medical offices, restaurants, parks, and other places. Even while social distancing, talk continues. Whether taking a walk in the neighborhood and visiting with friends or sharing a phone call with family, the coronavirus will likely be mentioned. Our two years old grandson told me, “Mimi, that coronavirus … Continue reading How to Share About the Coronavirus with Children
What I Want People To Know About Autism
When I started thinking about what I'd like people to know about my children on the autism spectrum, so many things ran through my mind. There's so much you want to relay to other people. I'm going to attempt to relay a few things in this post. The first thing is when you meet one … Continue reading What I Want People To Know About Autism
Five Steps To Take if Your Child Is Feeling Anxious
Has your child ever experienced anxiety and you weren't sure what to do? If you have well you're not alone. it an be scary and make you feel like you have no clues what you're doing. It doesn't have o be this way. I'd like to give you some tips to do if this happens … Continue reading Five Steps To Take if Your Child Is Feeling Anxious
How parents encouraging their anxious children to face their fears can be helpful and healthy
I know some might be thinking is it good to encourage our children with anxiety? We don't want to push them too far and cause their anxiety to spiral in a negative way, but we want to help our children. I have two children that suffer from anxiety. It's at times a major thing for … Continue reading How parents encouraging their anxious children to face their fears can be helpful and healthy
Supporting Children to Reduce Anxiety –Tips to Help Children Relax and Enjoy the Present
What is anxiety? The online definition from Merriam Webster’s states that anxiety is” an abnormal and overwhelming sense of apprehension and fear often marked by physical signs (such as tension, sweating, and increased pulse rate), by doubt concerning the reality and nature of the threat, and by self-doubt about one's capacity to cope with it”. … Continue reading Supporting Children to Reduce Anxiety –Tips to Help Children Relax and Enjoy the Present
How To Approach The One Year Anniversary Of Your Child’s Suicide Attempt
In the past month, I’ve gotten several messages asking me for advice regarding how to handle the one-year anniversary of their child’s suicide attempt. My heart breaks for the parents sending the emails – and for the children who went through the experience. I’m not a parent… But I am the person on the other … Continue reading How To Approach The One Year Anniversary Of Your Child’s Suicide Attempt
How To Explain Mental Illness To Children
Children of all ages are naturally curious and constantly asking questions. We, as adults, need to be attentive and take the time to listen. The generation now, is exposed to the awareness of mental illness, more than previous generations. It’s our responsibility to help educate our children about the world around them. When I was … Continue reading How To Explain Mental Illness To Children
Tips for Teachers to help a student with Autism. How you can help them succeed!!
The success of a student is every teacher’s number one priority over the course of their teaching career. For some students success can be getting good grades and for other it may mean increased involvement within the classroom environment. You can help all your students achieve their full potential regardless of how the measure they … Continue reading Tips for Teachers to help a student with Autism. How you can help them succeed!!
How to Protect Your Kid’s Mental Health During the Holidays!
Try to remember that the season isn’t about making plans and being stressed out. It’s about enjoying the time with your family as you celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
How To Help Your Child Deal With A Bully
Here's how to help your child and to teach them for dealing with a bully.