Is your child ready to start school? Are you? However you may feel about the school year starting sending them off to school comes with change & transition. This week’s blog explores the process of launching kids to school for the first time and all of the emotions that can come with it.
This weeks blog explores safety issues and areas of concern with teens and tweens use of social media and ways we can help keep our kids safe using Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook and the plethora of other apps that have been surfacing in their world.
Part of becoming a better athlete is pushing your limits: doing things you didn’t think you could do. Regularly pushing yourself physically can absolutely make you a better athlete. But it’s just as beneficial to know your limits in order to keep yourself in that optimal best state. It’s just as important to know your mental limits. Here’s how to make sure you aren’t stretched beyond your limits.
Athletics can provide a positive element to a young person’s life: building confidence, teaching teamwork and self-discipline, developing and maintaining good exercise habits, and honing communication skills. It can also come with immense pressure that can take a toll on your young athlete. Today’s blog explores how we can best be there to support our young athletes physical and mental health.
Parenting is Stressful. It is a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week, lifelong job that you don’t get to clock out from. This weeks blog focuses on finding a balance between being a good parent and taking care of yourself. Looking at the mixed messages and mechanics in daily parenting
Depression presents differently throughout early childhood and into adulthood. We have done our best to present an overview of what you might see in a child who is depressed at the preschool age, elementary age and/or in adolescence. As well as some starting strategies in helping your child through this difficult stage.