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Change is incredibly difficult for children, and if that change is related to who is taking care of them all day long, it’s exponentially more difficult. This is in large part because this kind of change is inherently at odds with two fundamental truth about kids:

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How to Help Your Child Transition to New Childcare

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How to Help Your Child Transition to New Childcare

Change is incredibly difficult for children, and if that change is related to who is taking care of them all day long, it’s exponentially more difficult. This is in large part because this kind of change is inherently at odds with two fundamental truth about kids:

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Fight or Flight: What Every Parent Needs to Know

How to understand and tame your fight or flight response so you can parent calmly and confidently.

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Supporting Growing Families: Helping a Child Cope with a New Sibling

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Why do some children have a hard time adjusting to a new sibling? Here are a few truths about kids: 1) They thrive in environments that are predictable and in which they feel a sense of ownership and control. 2) They are hard-wired to seek closeness and attention from their caregivers–this is the basis of […]

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Parenting in the Pandemic: How to Keep Your Cool and Avoid Burnout in Quarantine

As we enter into our fourth week (or longer) of sheltering-in-place, many of us are finding our dynamics starting to shift at home. In some ways, things may be getting easier – maybe a rhythm has been established, rendering what at first felt foreign and chaotic into a new familiar. In other ways, though, the […]

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PARENT SMARTER, NOT HARDER

Keeping the peace at home in times of stress or tension.

17 Neuropsychology Strategies to Parent Smarter Not Harder:
How to Use Brain Science to Maximize Efficiency and Prevent Burnout While Working From Home with Kids During a Pandemic