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Explaining divorce to your toddler

Explaining divorce to your toddler

Divorce is really hard for a little toddler to understand, and it is particularly challenging to go over this trauma as an adult, while trying to support your little one emotionally.

In this article, I'm going to share a few strategies to help you navigate divorce with your little ones and tools you can use to ease the pain.

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Using an Emotions Chart to reduce Whining in Toddlers

Using an Emotions Chart to reduce Whining in Toddlers

Toddlers, and children in general, tend to lean on whining as an effective technique to get our attention. And you know why? Because, sadly, most of the time... it works!

Here's a simple way to reduce toddler whining, through simple techniques you can implement today:

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At what age do temper tantrums stop?

At what age do temper tantrums stop?

Tantrums show up in children as young as 12 months and while they normally peak at 3 and 4 years of age, in some kids tantrums continue well into 7, 8 and 9 years old.

Tantrums are a normal phase in human development, however, know that there are definitely better ways to deal with them.

Should you wait them out? Read up!

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How to help kids cope with the emotional effects of social isolation during COVID19 + Free printables

How to help kids cope with the emotional effects of social isolation during COVID19 + Free printables

Everybody is talking about how parents are coping with COVID19, working from home, having to homeschool, the amount of cleaning, cooking and 0 breaks they get.

But how our kids are coping with the effects of social isolation during the pandemic? Are they really aware of what's really going on? How are they reacting to their parents' stress? Are they able to identify how they are feeling? How can we help them dig into their own feelings, get them to express themselves in an effective way?

To answer these questions, we reached out to Haylee Bladen, LCSW, Founder & Clinical Director of Whole Kids Emotional Wellness. Haylee's practice helps kids and teens through personal counseling as well as skills groups.

Haylee was kind enough to also offer two Free Printables, read up!

Thank you so much, Haylee! Take it away: 

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