During the COVID-19 Outbreak

During the COVID-19 outbreak, I aim to continue to support  children and families, where needed. I am now offering both phone and secure video conferencing sessions (30 or 60 minutes), in accordance with current health and safety guidelines. If your child is struggling during this time, please don’t hesitate to contact me to book an…

Toddler Tantrums: Help from Neuroscience

At a loss on how to manage your child’s tantrums? This article reminds us that young children have difficulty managing big feelings due to social-emotional immaturity. Often, young children do not try to misbehave on purpose, and typically try to do the best they can. Here are some things to keep in mind to help…

An Age-by-Age Guide to Disciplining your Child

“Discipline is about guiding and teaching children — it’s not about punishment or anger.” So, how do you help guide and teach your child without resorting to yelling, threatening, or having a meltdown yourself? This article provides some useful strategies for each age group (toddlers to teens). Full article can be read here

Arsenic Hour

“Every parent knows arsenic hour, when hunger, homework, and exhaustion merge into one big emotional accident waiting to happen. One obvious reason that kids have meltdowns at the end of the day is that they’re hungry and tired, whether they’ve been home with you or out at school.” Full article can be read here Aha!…