calm4kids

December 1, 2015

Don’t force hugging

In my family, we don’t force our kids to hug or kiss family members. Here’s why: We believe that forcing physical affection teaches our kids that […]
October 27, 2015

10 Things that are more important than Discipline

Parenting is a very complex task. If we’re not careful, we will become too focused on one aspect and let the others fall by the wayside. […]
October 27, 2015

Tonya Edwards

I am a Family Development Specialist in Lompoc. I work on a team that does it all. HOPE, IIH, PEI, CPP and the NOCO cases.
October 6, 2015

Sandra Fuhring

As part of the development team, I work on raising awareness about who CALM is and what we do (primarily in North County). I am also a soon to be licensed therapist and currently do all of the English phone screenings for potential clients in Santa Maria.
September 1, 2015

What to Say to Calm an Anxious Child

“I am here; you are safe.” Anxiety has a way of making things look worse and feel scarier than when we are not feeling worried. These […]