Anxiety: What Is It and How Does It Impact Kids?
Anxiety Tracker, Anxiety Pattern Finder, and Calming Strategies Worksheet from Understood.org
4 Steps to Help Calm Your Kids Down at Night
Anxiety Canada – clearinghouse for anxiety resources
Dealing with Children’s Fears – Part 1 and Part 2
Parenting Strategies to Kid Habits
Parenting Strategies to Kid Habits are short videos about specific parenting strategies that you can use to help your child develop the skills they need to be successful adults in the future.
Hot Chocolate Breathing
It's cold outside and time to start thinking of warm drinks and sitting by the fire. While you are sipping your hot chocolate, take a moment to use it to practice breathing calming and pushing the holiday stress away. Watch this video to learn how you and your kids...
Steps for Better Sleep
Sleep is so important, yet, we often neglect it. As parents, we also frequently set a bad example for sleep habits for our kids, yet we wonder why they have problems sleeping. Here are a few strategies that could improve sleeping for the whole family....
Answer a Question with a Question
With our kids at home all the time now due to COVID-19, helping them build better executive functioning skills is incredibly important. These skills will help them build more independence and will serve them well at home and at school. Here's one strategy to help you...
Better Verbal Praise
How we talk to our kids can impact how they respond to us. Praise is important, but kids are great at detecting when we aren't authentic. Here are some ways to up your verbal praise game without being fake. https://youtu.be/DQrfLxCsrHk More Resources Do You Praise...
Parenting Strategies to Kid Habits: Creating Systems
Getting our kids to do things can be tricky. But remember how difficult it is to start a new habit for yourself? When we want to do something new, we create reminders, incentives, and commitment devices to encourage (or discourage) a behavior. These systems allow us...
Parenting Strategies to Kid Habits: Promoting Scientific Thinking
Helping a young child learn and grow means encouraging their scientific thinking - how they ask questions and express their curiosity and wonder at the world around them. The activities that we pick to do with our children can help this flourish, even without taking a...
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