It has been fairly mild year nationwide for influenza activity. Yellowstone County has seen an uptick in cases of the flu in recent weeks. Although it is recommended that people get vaccinated as early as possible in the fall, we are continuing to offer seasonal flu shots. The typical flu season goes from October to … continue reading
Children want to feel like they belong and are accepted. Misbehavior can be a sign that a child needs attention and will do anything to get it. More about understanding your child’s behavior and the four goals of misbehavior in my final parenting Vlog:
Teaching and guiding is about developing your child’s morals, values, rules and standards for acceptable behavior. Discipline, in the teaching and guiding sense, helps your child learn right from wrong and learn to trust. More about discipline in my Vlog here:
How we teach our kids to manage their emotions will affect their life more than any other aspect of parenting. Acknowledging and validating your child’s feelings is the first step. In this Vlog I share eight ways to build emotional competence in our kids.
Being aware of our feelings when we’re interacting with our kids is an important part of parenting. When we’re self-aware, it gives us a more accurate understanding of our child’s feelings and separates the feeling from the person. Look at feelings as comfortable and uncomfortable. In this video I have some tips on how to manage … continue reading