Why is Parenting so Hard

Why is Parenting so Hard

Parenting is not hard because children are hard to raise. Read that again! Your challenges as a parent is NOT due to your child’s behavior. And sadly, this truth goes against our current culture that promotes parents complaining and talking poorly about their children...
Happy Social Work Awareness Month!

Happy Social Work Awareness Month!

It is not enough to just simply say thank you to all our social workers who have been unsung heroes throughout this pandemic. This month, we are joining the country in celebrating their profession and the positive impacts their work has on the children, youth, and...
What is Gentle Parenting

What is Gentle Parenting

Gentle parenting (also referred to as positive parenting or conscious parenting) is an evidence-based approach to raising happy, confident children. This parenting style is composed of four main elements: empathy, respect, understanding, and boundaries. Gentle...
How To Communicate With Children & Teens

How To Communicate With Children & Teens

Communicating with children and teens (and really anyone!) through empathy, compassion, and validation is SO much more effective at forming stronger connections and resolving any conflict or problem. As you read the statements below, notice what type of emotions they...