#Blogtober17, Behavior Problems, Community, mental health, Parenting Styles, Social Media, Uncategorized

#Blogtober17 Day 2: “Babies”

Occasionally I am asked what is the youngest child I have ever seen for therapy. Answer: 14-months-old. Technically the sessions were mainly parent sessions (where I provide education, training, and feedback to the parent(s) of the child). So in terms of one-on-one, I have worked with kids as young as 18-months-old. You are probably wondering… Continue reading #Blogtober17 Day 2: “Babies”

Behavior Problems, Consequences, Parenting Styles, Speak On It, Uncategorized

Handling Aggression in Kids

My ultrasound appointments while pregnant with my boys could not have been more different. With my first son, when the probe passed on top of him, he tended to move and shift position. Pretty typical, I'm assuming. Typical enough that the technicians never commented. But then with my second son, anytime the probe passed over… Continue reading Handling Aggression in Kids

Consequences, Parenting Styles, Speak On It

Speak On It: Glitter Bottle During Time Out

There's a strategy going around about using a "Glitter Bottle" (read: homemade snow globe) to give kids as a distraction during a time out for inappropriate behavior. You can read about it here on the website LiftBump. My thoughts: (1) No talking during time out. That's why it's time out. (2) No fun things in… Continue reading Speak On It: Glitter Bottle During Time Out

Parenting Styles, Speak On It

Speak On It: I Let My 8-Year-Old Drop F-Bombs

Do understand that the title of this Speak On It post does not refer to my own actions but to the title of the article I am discussing. Because although my children are not 8 years old, or even close to it, I will not be allowing them to curse. Period. Also understand I do… Continue reading Speak On It: I Let My 8-Year-Old Drop F-Bombs

Parenting Styles

Old School vs New School Parenting, Part I

We hear a lot about how progressive our society has gotten. Millennials taking over and changing the work force. The latest and greatest tech gadgets at everyone's fingertips. Not to mention all of the social change that is happening. What about parenting styles? Has the way we raise our children changed along with the times?… Continue reading Old School vs New School Parenting, Part I