For Teachers

March 3, 2015

When Toddlers Hit…..

Toddlers hit sometimes. They are expressing frustration. They may have seen other people hit each other and so they think that is what people do when […]
April 21, 2015

Stress and Early Brain Growth

ACEs are serious childhood traumas that result in toxic stress that can harm a child’s brain.  This toxic stress may prevent a child from learning, from […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]