Protecting children from negativity

Protecting children from negativity Here we go again! The carpet of predictability and stability in our lives has been pulled out from under us once more. Things seemed to be getting back to “normal” during the summer. But it feels to me as though certainty is...

How emotional intelligence helps children

How emotional intelligence helps children The power of emotional intelligence We often hide, suppress, or control our emotions because we’ve learned that it’s wise. However, children generally wear their emotions on their sleeve for anyone to see....

Protecting children from anxiety and depression

Protecting children from anxiety and depression She believed she could fix herself! Labelling children with a mental health disorder appears to be way too easy today! Some children need professional support. However, in today’s world it seems like many others...

How are children coping with COVID restrictions?

How are children coping with COVID restrictions? Impact of COVID restrictions. Life for our children during COVID bears little to no resemblance in comparison to their lives before. The enormous trend toward “online time” and the significant decline in “face-to-face...

Cooking children’s confidence recipe!

Cooking children’s confidence recipe! A fun exercise for your child (and you).  Cooking children’s confidence is like baking a cake! There are several ingredients, some are more important than others, and it needs the right amount of time to cook before it’s...

Overcoming anxiety

Overcoming anxiety Overcoming anxiety Anxiety is like rust. To start with, you can’t see it because it’s all below the surface. Therefore initially everything seems fine to the casual onlooker. Then specks begin to show up. In the beginning, the effects are...