YouTube for Children: How to Make It Safe

Youtube safe for children

“Isn’t that your daughter?” You stare at your friend’s text message with the accompanying YouTube link a little shellshocked. Wait… what? That uncomfortable feeling of impending dread is washing over you as you click on the link. You almost forget to breathe as the video starts playing and you see your 10-year old parading around…

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How Parents Can Be Supportive When Children Grieve a Loss

Children Grieve a Loss

Children thrive in a loving family environment. How devastating it is for them when this secure atmosphere gets ripped apart by death. Of course, you’re probably struggling with your own emotions surrounding the loss—anguish, worry, anxiety, depression. But your children feel very much the same… and beyond. For many obvious reasons, losing a loved one…

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Parents: How to Get Your Kids to Cooperate Without Child Shaming

child shaming

If you make a child feel loved, you’ll foster cooperation. Sounds simple enough, right? But is it really that simple? Is just giving love enough? What happens when, despite you showering your child with love, they still don’t want to cooperate? Do you get annoyed? Exasperated? Angry? Do you perhaps end up falling back on…

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Parenting Challenges – 8 Tips to Avoid Spoiling Your Child

permissive parenting

Imagine the scene: A splendid throne atop an elevated platform. Two servants rushing back and forth, catering to the every wish of the crowned head seated upon the lofty chair. Exhausted from a day’s worth of conforming to the demands of the ruler, they finally bow with heads low. Nothing wrong with that scenario, right?…

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Mindfulness for Children: 5 Easy Ways to Make It Fun

Mindfulness for Children

Mindfulness. These days, when you google the word you will find its lofty concept inherently connected to mental health and psychological therapy. That alone can make the idea a little intimidating to implement for adults. How could you ever explain or teach it to your children? It’s actually not quite as complicated as it may…

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