How to Parent a Child with ADHD

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If your child has been recently diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, you’re not alone. In fact, the CDC found that 6.1 million children aged 2-17 years of age have been diagnosed with ADHD. Many families across the nation and the world have children with ADHD, and these children grow up to be successful and… Read more »

How to Support Your Child’s Interests

How to Support Your Childs Interests

Healthy support is one of the best things you can offer a child. While it’s important to not be too controlling or overbearing, supporting your child’s interests will give them the positive reinforcement they crave and will help them gain confidence to further explore their interests. Whether it be asking questions, doing research on your… Read more »

Mindfulness for Parents: The Ultimate Guide

Mindfulness for Parents

Mindfulness has been a key buzzword in recent years. Especially after the Coronavirus Pandemic, mental health experts have been espousing the many benefits of incorporating mindfulness into our daily routine. This doesn’t mean just scheduling in a 10-minute meditation practice (though meditation is a great way to practice mindfulness), it also means becoming aware and… Read more »

The Power of Positive Reinforcement for Children

The Power of Positive Reinforcement for Children

Positive reinforcement can be a revolutionary parenting technique. When our kids misbehave, we are often tempted to scold them, punish them, or yell at them. But are these techniques truly effective? They may stop our children from misbehaving, but they may also cause undue harm to our children’s mental and emotional state. Instead, positive reinforcement… Read more »

How to Parent a Highly Sensitive Child

How to Parent a Highly Sensitive Child

Does your child become overwhelmed from loud, noisy situations? Are they overly perceptive, able to pick out details you’ve never noticed before? If so, they may be highly sensitive. But what exactly does this mean, and how should you change your parenting style to accommodate? Read on to learn more: What is a highly sensitive… Read more »

How to Encourage Learning at Home

How to Encourage Learning at Home

Learning doesn’t just happen at school. Children that have a positive educational environment at home are normally the best prepared (and excited) when they enter or return to school in the fall. Here are some of the ways you can turn your home into a well-rounded learning experience for your child: Set a good example… Read more »

How Youth Sports Hone Hand-Eye Coordination

How Youth Sports Hone Hand-Eye Coordination

Almost all of us, at one time or another, tried our hand at youth sports. Whether it was basketball, tennis, football, or hockey, we participated in fierce competitions against our peers. Some of us were more successful than others. But no matter how good you were at your sport, you still honed certain hand-eye coordination… Read more »

How to Help Your Child Pick the Right Instrument

How to Help Your Child Pick the Right Instrument

In our last blog post, we discussed how important it is for our kids to pick up an instrument. But part of learning an instrument is also enjoying said instrument. Picking the right instrument to play will ensure that your child not only falls in love with music but will also be playing for years… Read more »

Why Your Child Should Learn an Instrument

Why Your Child Should Learn an Instrument

Encouraging your child to learn an instrument is about more than being a well-rounded individual. Of course, it’s great to know how to play a musical instrument and to pick up a life skill your child will carry with them the rest of their life. But there is also so much more. It can boost… Read more »

5 Essential Self-Care Tips for Parents and Caregivers

5 Essential Self-Care Tips for Parents and Caregivers

As parents and caregivers, we do everything we can for our children. But sometimes, we need to think about ourselves too. Practicing self-care, especially during the holiday seasons, can keep us calm and healthy even in the most hectic times. Here are a few tips to get you started: Carve Out Some “Me Time” Yes,… Read more »