Children don’t understand what has happened or why it happened. Quite frankly, neither do most adults. It is important to answer your child’s questions as honestly as possible at an Age-Appropriate level.
6 Back to School Tips to Ease Your Child’s Anxiety It’s that time of year! Most kids, parents and teachers are excited to jump into the new school year. Yet for some kids, it can be terrifying, or at the least, be overwhelming. It is NORMAL for kids (parents and teachers, too) to feel a […]
In the past few days, I have had a number of parents call me and ask what they should tell their children about the recent attacks in Paris (11/13/15). Depending on their child’s age, my response has been a little different, but there are some things that can apply to all ages. The information […]
Halloween is creeping up… and ghosts and goblins are jumping out at us along with witches and vampires. How do you help a child who is scared of everything make it through the Halloween season? Young children can have a hard time determining what is real and what is imaginary. They honestly can’t differentiate between the two. […]