How Gratitude Builds Emotional Intelligence in Neurodiverse Childre...

A positive frame of mind can be cultivated and one of the best ways to do so is to have a gratitude practice. What does this mean?  Basically it involves thinking...

How to Reinforce and Model Emotional Intelligence as a Stressed Parent

Parenting is stressful, even when we're not living in a global pandemic. There are days where you feel like you can't possibly take another thing going wrong, another child...

Teaching Neurodiverse Children Emotional IQ Through Playful Connection

The best time to teach a skill isn’t when we are requiring it of our child, but rather through playful connection moments.  Play is like a bridge between a...

3 ways to help your child think about others over the holidays

Wow, the year seems to be speeding past. I think we can all agree that 2020 has been a very challenging year. From Covid to virtual learning to politics, we could all use...

Cultivating gratitude

I can’t believe that it’s been so long of COVID living!   And it's been since the beginning of COVID that I’ve been creating these free monthly...

Is Fear of Failure Your Child's Worst Enemy? Help to boost learning...

It’s easy to see why kids might be having a hard time staying motivated right now. The usual fun and flurry of activities that come with a new school year are no...

Transitioning During Uncertain Times

*Daily activities to help you and your child make the transition smoother* Transitions happen all day long, from getting out of bed to getting out the door to getting ready...

Daily Sensory and Movement Breaks for Regulation

From the feeling of the sheets we sleep in to the texture of the food we eat, from the birds chirping around us and the smells coming from the kitchen to the clothes we...

Fun, Celebration and Safety

June is here, and with it all the excitement of a wonderful summer! Day camps for the kids, your traditional family outings, and all the ice cream the neighborhood truck...

Mindfulness in May: A Daily Dose for YOU and YOUR CHILD

I trained to practice and teach mindfulness seven years ago, and it’s changed my life, helping me get out of my future thinking (anxiety) and past...

Coping with Overwhelm through Connection

  If it isn’t clear yet, I am super passionate about Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and helping kids (and people in general) to build these skills. I think...

Four Ways to Boost your Child’s Emotional Intelligence During Simpl...

by Elizabeth Sautter One of the more difficult things about being a child is learning to deal with emotions. It’s especially hard for younger kids, who...

Gratitude with a Tween Twist

In the realm of social-emotional learning, the tables have been turned at our house. My middle-schooler, Gabe, has come up with a way to reward his parents and get some of...

The Art of Giving: Thinking About Someone Else’s Wants and Wishes

With the winter holidays coming up, it’s a perfect time to delve into your child’s “person files” in order to brainstorm gift ideas. A person file...
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