Children

The Importance of Young Children Having the Opportunity to Socialize

The Importance of Young Children Having the Opportunity to Socialize

Many parents have questions about how their kids can learn to socialize. The following questions come up frequently at our center:

Q: WHY DOES MY CHILD HIDE AND SHOW FEAR WHEN ADULTS ENTER HER CLASSROOM?

The Elf on the Shelf as a Parenting Tool: Yes or No?

The Elf on the Shelf as a Parenting Tool: Yes or No?

A parent member of our online parenting support asked:

We are doing the Elf on the Shelf this year for my daughter (4-years-old). I think that the elf watching for good behavior is a good incentive. Any thought or experiences?

Methods and Techniques for Disciplining Young Children

Methods and Techniques for Disciplining Young Children

What is the best method for disciplining our kids?

  • Always focus first on their goal/objective and their emotional state before establishing a boundary. It is best to lower yourself to the child’s level and in the most tranquil form possible describe what the child is feeling, what you expect of them and express that you are certain that next time, they will do it properly.

This is Why You Can't Avoid the Sex Talk (VIDEO)

This is Why You Can't Avoid the Sex Talk (VIDEO)

You are avoiding the sex talk but avoiding it won't help your children. Watch our founder speak with board certified sex expert, Gabriela Galvan de Antillon of Blue Pearl Therapeutic to know why it's important.

Dealing with Children's Fears and The News

Dealing with Children's Fears and The News

I was recently a guest on Telemundo’s national morning show Un Nuevo Dia and was asked to help their TV audience process the previous day’s terrorist attacks in Brussels with their children.  Here is the script, since I feel that this is relevant information for all families.

Q1: When a terrorist attack occurs, the instinct of the majority of families is to keep the television on at home. If there are children in fear, what is the right thing to do?
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