Grief counselor, Laura Watts, shares helpful advice on how parents and caregivers can talk to children about death, what to expect if they are experiencing grief after a loss and ways to support the child going forward.
Curious about your kid’s IQ? Studies show it’s best to concentrate on Emotional Intelligence (EQ) first. Dr. Laura Markham, clinical psychologist and parenting specialist, offers useful tips on EQ and how to foster it.
Announcing our newest children’s book, Un Piqueno Libro Sobre Sentimientos, the first bilingual installment in our award winning books for children ages 2-6, aimed to encourage young children’s social and emotional wellbeing.
Japan, Katrina, Southeast Asia and Thailand: it’s pretty scary to recount all the devastating natural disasters our world has faced in the past decade. What does the future hold for our little ones? When is the appropriate age to talk about how to react in an emergency, without engendering undue stress and fear? Melissa Brymer, Director of the Terrorism and Disaster Programs at the UCLA-Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, offers some helpful guidance through this difficult topic.
Should parents argue in front of their kids or keep it behind closed doors? Could there be any benefit for the little ones to witness parental conflict? Judith Sherven, PhD, an expert in conflict resolution, helps us work it out.