This post is the second post in a series on fixed vs. growth mindsets. Click here to catch up and see what the difference is between a fixed and a growth mindset. So you think your child may approach the world with more of a fixed mindset than a growth mindset. Don’t worry – this […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Act like a cop? What?!” I can see your confusion now. Does that mean I’m supposed to be tough on my kids? Should I be watching them carefully? Treating them like a criminal? Don’t worry – I’m not talking about any of these things. When I tell you to act like a cop, I’m talking […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Check out this graph: See how it’s a very straight line? The line consistently moves in one direction, never deviating from its path. When thinking about change, people want to think of it like that graph: continuous and gradual movement upwards. I notice this in the process of therapy. When people begin therapy, they often […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There have been so many articles about technology and kids in the news recently. 10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned For Kids Under 12 has been shared all over Facebook. There was also a rebuttal to that article, called 10 Reasons Why I Will Continue To Give My Kids Handheld Devices. Coincidentally, I just read a […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
What’s more important than getting homework done? The answer to this is your relationship with your child. The connection you have with your child is more important than their schoolwork, regardless of their age or grade level. Before you start talking about how competitive the world is or calling me crazy, keep reading. First of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I read a TON of books about mental health, parenting, kids’ mental health, and combinations of all of the above. A lot of these books are great and can be extremely helpful for parents. However, it can be overwhelming to decide which ones to read since there are so many choices out there. In order […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.