Tag Archives: Children’s Mental Health

The Still Face Experiment: Never doubt how important you are as a parent

Have you heard of the Still Face Experiment?  It’s a must watch if you haven’t seen it. I have viewed this powerful video dozens of times in my career and it still impacts me every single time I see it.  The … Continue reading

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Talk to me – I’m just like you

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ― Leo Buscaglia … Continue reading

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Mirror mirror on the wall…

Every name I got called. Every taunt, every mocking facial expression directed my way. Anyone who ever made a negative comment about my weight, height or appearance…I remember. Vividly. I’ve long pondered whether there was something emotionally wrong with me. … Continue reading

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There is no such thing as a bad kid

                          “If only people would understand and not judge us,                            our parenting or our child…and not desert us.” I know a young boy with an infectious laugh, a wicked sense of humour and an uncanny ability to dismantle and … Continue reading

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