Children’s behaviors are often manifestations of their beliefs, values and past experiences. Caregivers are called to the challenging job of helping children overcome these. To do this, caregivers must not solely focus on negative behaviors, but rather the reasoning underneath these behaviors. Read more in this month’s blog by Donna Erickson.
Dysregulation, better known as a meltdown, is going to happen. They are fueled with emotion and are difficult for parents and children alike. Yet, if you follow David Bergesen, MFT’s four steps outlined in our latest blog, you will strengthen your child and your parenting skills.
Every person has a built-in self-care mechanism that we have explored since we were infants. Learn how this three-level system can help you manage your children’s outburst by reading our newest blog by Nick Lawrence.
Do you ever slip down that rabbit hole of negative thinking and get stuck? Our children do, too. Mindfulness and new, positive thoughts help create healthier pathways in the brain. Try these pointers and phrases to help your child avoid that downward cycle.
Helping children succeed is indeed a tough job, and doubly so for traumatized children. But what is success? Read this month’s blog for exploration with our regular trainer, therapist, and former foster youth, Donna Erickson, M.A.
Boundaries are necessary and are critical for parenting – especially in high-needs kids. Help One Child’s latest blog shares 10 steps to setting healthy boundaries, which keep toxicity away and create more peace within the home. Read “Boundaries: Difficult to Establish, Necessary for Relationship” by Laura Elizabeth DeHority, LMFT, to learn more.