Dr. K shares advice, strategies, and tips to help you and your child(ren) prepare and grow from the highs and lows that can occur during Winter Break.
Thanks for checking out my blog! Holding true to Laurence’s “Total Child” values, I support students’ social and emotional development and growth proactively by immersing myself daily in their school world. I utilize relational, cognitive behavioral, and strengths-based approaches in my interventions, support, and consultations. Therefore, this blog is intended to highlight all kinds of strategies and supports that help your child thrive!
Many children are burning out due to a combination of reasons, and it can look like they are experiencing a regression or "backslide." Dr. K shares some proactive and reactive strategies that might help.
While elementary-aged children can be small in stature, the feelings they experience can be huge and powerful. Dr. K shares great resources on how to help your child practice strategies to calm down. For more, email her at email@example.com or join one of her Zoom drop-in sessions.
The pandemic has shifted the “typical” developmental trajectory for children in a variety of ways. However, there are helpful (and unhelpful) strategies to foster a child’s resilience, flexibility, and broader social-emotional skills. Read on to learn more!
Earlier this school year I touched on the power and skill of positive attention. When there are ongoing changes or inconsistencies in schedules, positive attention is incredibly useful to help provide stability and consistency for children. In addition, active ignoring is another useful tool to counteract any minor defiant or oppositional behaviors.