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Talking to Children About Coronavirus

Talking to Children About Coronavirus

With all the concern about Coronavirus impacting us all, in more than one way; one concern many parents have is about talking to their children about coronavirus.

What does it look like?
How can we support our children emotionally?

In this article a few option are offered to support ourselves and our children.

Empathy: A Language for Parenting

Empathy: A Language for Parenting

Empathy is a capacity that human beings are born with. A capacity not unlike communication, learning, and building relationship; and just like these capacities, if the environment does not provide consistent examples of what this looks AND feels like in a healthy way,...

The Funnel and The Container: Co-Attunement

The Funnel and The Container: Co-Attunement

Parents and the world of parenting is given a false understanding of the development of self-regulation in children. From self-soothing, to calm corners and time outs; parents are led to believe that small children have the capacity to regulate on their own, and it is our job to teach them how to do this by force or persuasion…
The reality of self-regulation and its development is the complete opposite, of this belief.