Tag: mental health
A resilient child thrives in the classroom, tending to have fewer or milder behavioral and emotional problems, greater engagement in school, and stronger academic skills.
Children can learn what’s “appropriate” from observation and discussion, but teaching them skills to navigate challenging or new situations can better prepare them to be successful in the future. Some of these skills include self-regulation and mindfulness—two skills that go hand in hand.
Developing perseverance early in childhood leads to later academic success. Read our 3 tips for fostering persistence.
What causes toxic stress and can it be overcome? Understand the connections between a caregivers’ stress response and a child’s cognitive development.
Reading diverse books opens doorways through which your child can learn, can grow, and ultimately can take thoughtful action in the real world.
The ability to overcome negative emotions is called resilience. How can you build this emotional skill in your child? Read our 8 tips for fostering resilience.
Why are routines so important? Your child learns through experiences during play and routines. Even mundane routines can be turned into a rich learning experience.
Self-care is crucial to a positive family environment, yet it can be far more difficult to maintain during the cold months. Read our tips for overcoming the cold weather blues.
Too often, we set unrealistic expectations for the holidays. Accept that they won’t be perfect and instead focus on what’s important—family, togetherness, and love.
Healthy communication between parents means greater well-being for children. Marriage and Family Therapist, Marissa Shannon, gives her top tips for improving communication with your co-parent.
Got 5-minutes? Try this quick yoga flow to reduce stress and improve your mood.
Me Time is the daily time you set aside to care for yourself. Try these 5 simple self-care routines to relieve stress and anxiety.