Dealing with Temper Tantrums

From the Preschool Mindfulness Summit – Dr. Rick Hanson What does the science say? slow it down – buy yourself some time “train” before the “oatmeal flies” (Do what you need to do before the tantrum to learn skills and strategies and take care of yourself.) focus on the actual issue move into “repair” the […]

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Parent Podcast Support During Covid-19 Pandemic

Parent Trapped

Parent Trapped Podcast – A podcast for parents by Common Sense Media. The coronavirus pandemic has turned our lives upside down. Parent Trapped is here to help. Each week, host Ann Marie Baldonado checks in with authors, educators, and celebrities to bring you real-world stories and tips. Episode 10: Embracing the Messiness of Life Episode

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Social Stories about the Pandemic – by Carol Gray

For free stories on the pandemic, click here.  Topics:-“Some Day – A Story of Hope”-“Watching a Pandemic on Television”-” COVID-19: I Can Help! “Father reading bedtime stories to child. Dad putting son to sleep. Quality family time.

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Why Practicing Can Help with Emotional Regulation, by Oregon Behaviour Consultation Being mad “makes us dumb”. Make a plan. Practise to make the best choice ahead of time. Use visual prompts (talk less) to support the person having a hard time. Adjust the plan as needed and practice again. 5 Unhelpful Responses Don’t talk. Don’t

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