Parenting during a pandemic can be challenging due to the fact that schools can’t do their part in contributing to children’s overall development. What matters the most during such a time is to help your children transition into a lifestyle that helps them stay productive while using the time they have efficiently. If they’re finding […]
“Repeat after me,” Yazmin’s father said as he dropped her off at preschool.“You are Black and beautiful, you are smart, you are kind, you are important, and you can do anything” Yazmin, in her tiny yet confident voice, yelled from her car seat, “I am Black and beautiful, I am smart, I am kind, I […]
Raising teenagers is tough because you have to walk a fine line between looking after them and giving them their independence. It’s a time of change for them and they are learning to explore the world on their own, which means that they don’t always want your input. In some cases, it’s important for teenagers to do things on their own and learn from their mistakes.However, […]
It’s that time of the year where the weather is getting chilly, and we’re getting ready to bundle up in our blankets with a cup of hot chocolate in our hands. Winter can get pretty gloomy sometimes when you don’t have anything fun planned for the family. When it’s too cold, the kids may feel […]
Coping strategies to deal with stress are so important. If we manage stress in the right way, we can stop it from getting in the way of our lives. But if we lean on unhealthy coping strategies, it can cause all manner of problems.When your children are young, they take their cues from you and they pick up on the way that you deal with stress. It’s absolutely essential that you […]
Encouraging friendship when a child has autism. This is the perspective of a parent on how to make friends.