Holidays

Summer Slowdown

As you book your kiddos into weeks of adventure, fun and play this summer, remember to allow for some downtime too. Read on for the benefits of downtime for kids and parents alike.

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Giving Thanks This Holiday Season

We each have so much to be grateful for yet as we get stuck in our daily grind and in our inevitable life challenges, this becomes harder to see. Start a gratitude practice to bring forth into conscious awareness all that is good in your life.

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Slow Down this Summer!

Summer is here...will you slow down or go go go?  Summer is here and many of us parents have signed up our kids for all sorts of camps that will entertain and enrich them (as well as wear them out.
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Parent Coach Galit Birk on Anger Issues and Management

Stop being so mad! Don’t get so frustrated! We don’t hit when we’re angry! I am willing to bet that most of you have heard yourself say such things to your child at one time or another or maybe even all too often in their toddler and preschool years. As our kids start to grow up and to experience feelings they don’t quite know what to do with, we may start to see more anger and more tantrums than we’d like (did you think that was just a terrible two’s thing? Surprise!), and not quite know what to do with it ourselves.

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