Posts Tagged ‘parenting tips’
Are You Overly Worried About Child Abduction? Let’s Reason this out!
Parental Anxiety about Stranger Danger –ABDUCTION FEARS Abduction of children is statistically rare, yet parents often enough make it a high-level fear minimizing more obvious sources of trauma such as early loss, bullying, fears of COVID, mental illness in children and teens, parental and marital discord. So why is this not prevalent subject viewed as…Read More
Should Screen Time be Limited? How and Why
MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT SCREEN TIME LIMITS There is a general misconception that screen time inhibits and isolates children and teens when in large measure the games and online activities are most often engaged by several children at once in grade school and high school promoting not only socialization but collaborative problem solving and an enrichment of…Read More
Focus on Your Well-Being: Live an Emotionally Healthy Life
10 Tips on Living a Mentally Healthy Life Living an emotionally healthy life is crucial to the well-being and productivity of children and adults. Here are some of my favorite tips: Get enough rest. Pursue an interest that inspires you either in your career or general life. Always continue to learn whether you are a…Read More
How Moms Support Dads: Building Self-Esteem of Your Partner’s Parenting
Empowering the Nurturing Father Research in the last decade narrows the parenting field for fathers. It claims that fathers leave nurturing to mothers. It claims that encouraging risk-taking is the province of fathers. Mothers should take exception to this idea and can encourage shared parenting. Mothers Support Nurturing Fathers Mothers want their spouses to help…Read More
Q & A with Laurie Hollman about the Parental Intelligence Way with Lisa Day from Booktime
How long has your anxiety book been in the works? A book about anxiety in children began with the publishing of Unlocking Parental Intelligence: Finding Meaning in Your Child’s Behavior in 2015. The Busy Parent’s Guide to Anxiety was an offshoot of that primary book. This first book gave a five-step approach to parenting that…Read More
Why Kids Hit and What to Do About it
Why Do Kids Hit? Hitting like all behavior is a message–a communication that the child cannot put into words so they put it into action. Whether it’s an unusual occurrence or a frequent one, at all ages, there is an important message. The parent’s job of course is for the child and person being hit…Read More
Parenting Issues as a Result of Long-Haul COVID-19
Have you been feeling lately like your kids need you more than ever? Are they asking when you and they will get all their vaccinations? Do they question when they’ll go to school all the time and not take quarantines at home anymore? Are they frustrated with online learning? Do they miss their friends –…Read More
Are Your Kids Running on Empty?
Lack of sleep and exhaustion from over activity and over stimulation are related; they can both have the following results: decreased performance and alertness memory and cognitive impairment interference with carbohydrate metabolism (the breaking down of carbs), which leads to an increase in blood glucose levels, causing insulin to be released which can lead to…Read More
Is Your Child or Teen Exhausted?
Internal and external stressors lead to exhausted kids. We need to look at the interaction of the mind, body, and society on children. The societal idea that there is something honorable and moralistic in achievement often leads to the burning out of a child. Somehow, this burn out mentality is applauded because of the rigor,…Read More
Do You Have a Newborn? Playing is Communicating
If you have a newborn remember that nonverbal play is communicating. Playing includes hugging, skin to skin closeness, eye love, smile gazing, encouraging brief tummy time. We listen to cries and fussing carefully because the baby is speaking to us about what’s on her mind. Yes her mind is alert from day 1. Behavior is…Read More