HALT to Increase Emotional Regulation, Cooperation, and Communication – FREE PDF!

Today I’m sharing a super simple, easy to remember trick to help you respond to challenging behaviors.  When your child is having a hard time, it is likely that he or she is feeling internally dysregulated.  That’s a fancy way of saying that something just doesn’t feel right for your child.  When this happens, children […]

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Making Sense of Challenging Behaviors – Free Worksheet!

Have you ever looked like this lady when you’ve tried to understand why in the world your child was doing a certain something? I’ve totally been there.  Sometimes kids do things that can be downright mystifying.  In today’s video, I’m walking you through my exclusive framework for thinking about challenging behavior.  Using this framework, you […]

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My 3 Favorite Mindfulness Games for Little Ones

Mindfulness practice has the power to be such an incredibly beneficial tool.  Mindfulness practice strengthens the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain that is responsible for executive functioning, planning, and emotional regulation.  Regular mindfulness practice in children has been shown to increase attention and focus, increase kindness and empathy, and to increase emotional regulation […]

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Things I Know For Sure… Volume 2

Over the years, I have picked up various pieces of knowledge and wisdom as I navigate this journey of life. In this series, I will share a few things each week that I know for sure. Here’s my disclaimer: I never say never. I’ve learned my lesson on that one. I’m pretty sure the reverse […]

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