Tag Archives: feelings

Helping children deal with grief

Grief. That word alone sounds heavy. But what is grief? To put it in simple terms, it’s the oh so many different feelings you can experience when someone close to you dies – those gut-wrenching, tears flowing, mind-numbing, overwhelming feelings. Grief is bigger than … Continue reading

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Biting Part 2: How to manage it in the moment

Earlier this week I was writing about why toddlers bite and I shared some tips you can use to help your child express their feelings in a more appropriate way. To recap… tips include you being a: Detective – discover the triggers to … Continue reading

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Biting Part 1: Teaching your children to express emotions in non-hurtful ways

Well, I must confess I am a HUGE Modern Family fan!!  This show has me laughing and crying all in the span of 30 minutes.  I can relate to it every week.  Sometimes I feel like they have hidden cameras … Continue reading

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Anxiety and kids: has this become the new norm?

As a parent are you worried about your child’s emotional well-being? Well you are not alone. Did you know that anxiety disorders are the number one mental health problem in children and youth? So let’s talk about anxiety. Has living … Continue reading

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Ready Set Go to Kindergarten: Emotional Maturity

This post is one of a 5-part series about getting your preschooler ready for Kindergarten. Be sure to check out Paula’s other top 10 tips for getting your preschooler off to a good start. “I can’t do this – I … Continue reading

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Big kid emotions, big parenting challenge

When I think back to when my kids were growing up, I remember having such a hard time managing their emotional outbursts.  Like many parents I wanted certain behaviours to stop – yelling, slamming doors, and the one that really … Continue reading

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