Category: Preschool

Children’s Growth – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

May 22, 2020

Do you ever feel as if parenting your children is like riding a roller coaster?  At one point you are enjoying your child and the next you are wondering what ever happened to your sweet little girl…

Children’s Growth – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Mindful Parenting

May 12, 2020

by Rob Adams, Psy.D. Being a psychologist who works with kids, people assume that I am an expert at parenting. Unfortunately, it’s not that easy. I have my own weaknesses, and parenting is really hard sometimes. One of…

Mindful Parenting

Your Child’s “Big Feelings”

May 4, 2020

Excerpt by Meghan Barlow, Ph.D. When our kids have “big feelings,” intense emotional reactions to a situation, we as parents can end up having big feelings, too. Our kids can pull feelings and emotional reactions from us. Most…

Your Child’s “Big Feelings”

Understanding Your Child’s Temperament

April 15, 2020

Some children are “easy.” They are predictable, calm and approach most new experiences in a positive way. Other children can be more difficult, unable to manage their emotional experiences and expression with ease. When a child’s personality…

Understanding Your Child’s Temperament

What Children Can’t Do…Yet

April 7, 2020

When working with young children, keep in mind what they are ready for and what they are not; what they can do and what they are unable to do… yet. I can’t share.Children use possession of objects…

What Children Can’t Do…Yet

Creative Parenting Tips for Getting Through the Day

April 1, 2020

Sarah Saunders, M.A., LPCC / Meghan Barlow & Associates Before kids, getting out of the house in a timely fashion was a struggle. When I add in a newborn and toddler, well, now it’s a disaster. I…

Creative Parenting Tips for Getting Through the Day

How to Influence Positive Behavior in Preschoolers

March 24, 2020

If you feel like you’re constantly reminding your preschooler what NOT to do, or your conversations seem to always include the words “Don’t” and “No” – it’s time to flip your script. The way you phrase words…

How to Influence Positive Behavior in Preschoolers

6 fun and educational outdoor activities for young children

August 31, 2019

We can all agree that exposure to nature provides one of the most reliable boosts to mental and physical well-being, but do you know the great effects nature has on young children? Our natural environment fosters children’s…

6 fun and educational outdoor activities for young children