3 Simple New Year’s Resolutions for Parents

3 Simple New Year’s Resolutions for Parents

Whew, 2020 has been quite a year – especially for parents. Worrying about your family’s wellbeing. Stress about loss of work, or working from home with calls of Mom, I can’t connect to my math class! in the background. Longing to see family and friends in a...
The Unique Benefits of Different Types of Play

The Unique Benefits of Different Types of Play

As a play-based therapy center, we LOVE to talk about the power of play! Children naturally play for fun, but during play they’re also building and practicing skills, creating and strengthening relationships, exploring and processing emotions, and so much more. Here,...
Parent Stress: Is Trying to Hide it a Good Option?

Parent Stress: Is Trying to Hide it a Good Option?

Parent stress, in general, runs high these days. We are several months into a global pandemic, and parents have a lot to worry about: Health and finances. Job losses or working from home (while juggling another round of distance learning). Wondering when life will...
Routines are Important, Now More Than Ever

Routines are Important, Now More Than Ever

Decades of research tell us that routines are good for kids. They create boundaries for eating, sleeping and activity, set expectations, and help children feel in control and safe. As families continue to spend more time at home due to the pandemic (especially during...