Celebrating Play Therapy During National Play Therapy Week 2019

While most of you were watching the Super Bowl, play therapists around the country were beginning their annual celebrations of National Play Therapy Week (February 3-9). National Play

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The Truth About Hiking with Little Kids (and a Few Survival Tips)

Our military family is lucky enough to spend three years living on Oahu, Hawaii and during that time, I have committed us to seeing and doing basically everything

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“If It Bleeds, It Leads” – Talking to Children About Tragic News Headlines

Welcome back our guest blogger Marly Hinestroza, as she discusses about tragic media headlines, the effects on children, and how you as a parent can help!  ___________ On

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Anxiety in Children and How to Help

Let’s welcome back one of our guest bloggers, Kim Martinez, as she dives into the topic of children with anxiety. ___________________________ Parental Support of Children with Anxiety When

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Helping Your Child Navigate Difficult Emotions

Welcome Alyssa Caldbeck as our guest blogger this week as she explores navigating a child’s difficult emotions. ______________________________ Parenting is the most challenging job you’ll ever have. Weathering

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Ways to Help Your Child with School Stress

Let’s welcome Sharon Montcalm as this week’s guest blogger who talks of school stress and how to help your children cope! _____________________________ We have all heard the words

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The Empathetic Child

Welcome guest blogger, Adrienne Jeffries! She brings to light the realities of nurturing the Empathetic Child! Being a Social Worker and having at least one empathetic child, I

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Does Your Child Have Anxiety From Playing The Video Game 5 Nights At Freddy’s?

5 Nights at Freddy’s is a video game that is quite popular with kids these days.  From what I have heard, elementary aged kids and up have been

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Why Traditional Parenting Logic Doesn’t Work With Traumatized Kids

Traditional parenting logic is all about rewards and consequences.  Good parents use these methods with their children all the time with excellent results.  But, what happens when good

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Kids and Sports: What’s a Mom to Do?

When it comes to kid sports, I have to say that I am completely torn on this one.  And before the die hard baseball moms get offended, I

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