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ALTERNATIVES TO TIME-OUT

ALTERNATIVES TO TIME-OUT 0

Time-outs became popularized by reality shows like Supernanny but I really dislike time-outs! When children are displaying 'challenging' or 'proble...
Using The Power of Distraction to Manage Anxiety & Anger in Children

Using The Power of Distraction to Manage Anxiety & Anger in Children 1

Positive distraction can work when you know how to successfully implement strategies, and know how to address underlying emotions. Here are some ways distraction methods can help lower anxiety and anger levels in your children.
How To Manage Back to School Anxiety During A COVID-19 Lockdown

How To Manage Back to School Anxiety During A COVID-19 Lockdown 0

The start of a new school year can bring about an emotional mix of excitement, anxiety, and overwhelm for our kids. Emotions start building the night before as you start preparing their uniform, packed lunch, and successfully wrestle them away from the TV or the computer for a bath. The butterflies flutter louder as you wake them up and pray that they will be able to go back to school without any emotional outbursts. Read on for strategies and guidance for managing back to school anxiety and to help your child regulate themselves while at school.