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Happy Memorial Day! 🎉 Today's a great day to remind you of how you can support your kiddo in noisy and crowded places. When going to a parade or somewhere noisy, talk to your child about how to manage the crowd and noise. Bring earplugs, cotton balls, headphones, and/or a hooded sweatshirt to protect their ears from the noise of the crowds. #makesociallearningstick #makeitstickmonday #emotionalregulation #coregulation #socialemotionaldevelopment #letkidsplay #playislearning
"In my world, there are no bad kids but there are plenty of misunderstood children. That’s out doing, not theirs." -Bridgett Miller WRITE THIS QUOTE DOWN & SAVE THIS POST. This is the reminder that every parent needs. There are no bad kids. There might be miscommunication, a lack of connection, a bad choice, an inability to regulate or process, but no bad kids. #makesociallearningstick #makeitstickmonday #emotionalregulation #coregulation #socialemotionaldevelopment #letkidsplay #playislearning
Is your kiddo sensitive, reactive or anxious? Is it overwhelming you? (I've been there!) My friend Dr. Rebecca Branstetter and I show parents three practical strategies to begin using immediately to reduce overwhelm and frustration while helping their children grow, develop, and thrive. Click the link to watch our FREE training, 3 Ways to Parent a Sensitive, Reactive or Anxious Child...and Still Feel Good at the End of the Day #kindnessrocks #specialneedsawareness #homeschoolersofinstagram #d
Time-ins help children learn how to manage their feelings in a safe space, practicing social and emotional skills when they are calm so they can effectively use them when they are not. Time-ins reinforce attachment and connection, reinforcing skills children will have and use for a lifetime including self-awareness, empathy, conflict resolution, and problem-solving.
Helping kids understand their testing results is tricky. Explaining the results of an assessment to children can be an empowering, life-changing event. However, when I first started having feedback sessions with young students, they often left my office with eyes glazed over, overwhelmed, and focused on the negative - not ideal!
Listening, communication and relationship skills to build better friendships Navigating transitions, boundaries and trying new things Managing big feelings, like meltdowns, mood swings, overwhelm & more Developing focus to do what we ask (like schoolwork!) instead of resisting or complaining Being more confident & less sensitive or anxious