Family Movie Night Safety

It’s fall! With cooler weather, and Halloween just around the corner, family movie nights are sure to happen. Halloween is a great time to watch fall films and snuggle up with your favorite blanket, it’s also the time that scary movies pop up more frequently on your streaming services. While toddlers and young children may not understand what is happening …

Setting Boundaries Outside of the Home

Last week we talked about enforcing boundaries in the home. Setting boundaries in the home, builds a strong foundation for both parents and children to set and keep boundaries outside of the home. Keeping boundaries with extended family, friends, and others can be hard, especially when they try to push those boundaries. Here are five different ways parents can enforce …

Setting Boundaries in the Home

If you are on social media, you’ve probably seen an Instagram post, TikTok, or a Facebook post about boundaries. “Boundaries” is quite the buzzword these days. But what exactly are they? Boundaries are critical to creating healthy relationships. They create a safe space for each individual to reach their full potential. Boundaries are especially important within families. Modeling healthy boundaries …

The Art of Resilience

We have all been knocked down before. Sometimes it can be tough to get back up again. It can seem as though the stress, grief, or hopelessness is stronger than ourselves. That’s where resilience comes in to save the day!  What is Resilience? Resilience isn’t only seeing the positive. It also means recognizing the negative experiences or trials that you …

The Power of Play

The Importance of Play

Every parent wants their child to excel. Parents want their children to do their homework and study hard, to succeed in their extracurricular activities, and to grow into conscious, responsible adults. But one essential aspect of healthy childhood development that’s often overlooked is the importance of play.  “Play is one of the best predictors of social and intellectual development in …