"Is Your Child Struggling to Understand Cause and Effect? Here's What You Can Do"

Understanding cause and effect is an important skill for children to develop, as it helps them make sense of the world around them and understand how things work. When children understand cause and effect, they are better able to make predictions, solve problems, and make decisions. Parents and caregivers can help children understand cause and effect by using everyday examples, storytelling, hands-on activities, and asking questions. Providing children with opportunities to observe and explore cause and effect relationships will benefit their learning and development and set the stage for success in school and beyond.

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Is unconditional love a relationship with no boundaries?

Is unconditional love a relationship with no boundaries?

As a parent, it's no secret that we want nothing more than to shower our children with love and support. But let's be real, sometimes it can be tough to find the balance between giving our kids the love and guidance they need, and not being too controlling or overbearing. It's a delicate dance, but it's an important one to master. So, let's talk about it! How do you show unconditional love while also setting healthy boundaries with your child? Do you have any tried-and-true methods or techniques that have worked for you and your family? Share with us in the comments below, because let's face it, raising little humans isn't easy, and we could all use a little extra support and guidance along the way.

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How to use deep breathing during a tantrum

How to use deep breathing during a tantrum

As a parent, it's natural to feel overwhelmed and frustrated when your child is having a big emotion and you're at a loss for how to help them calm down. You might try reasoning with them, bribing them, threatening them, or even giving in to their demands, but as we all know, these tactics often only reinforce negative behavior and don't actually solve the problem at hand. So, what is the better way to deal with these big emotions?

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Is there a wrong way to validating feelings?

Is there a wrong way to validating feelings?

As a parent, there's nothing more heart-wrenching than seeing your child in pain. Whether they are feeling sad, frustrated, or angry, it's natural to want to do whatever you can to make them feel better. But sometimes, our well-intentioned attempts to fix their problems can actually do more harm than good. In fact, one of the most invalidating things we can say to our child is 'I'm sorry you feel that way.' Instead, it's important to practice being present with our child amid their emotions and simply letting our presence be validating. Read on to learn why this approach is so important and how you can put it into practice.

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5 Things to Do When Your Child Is Anxious

What to do when your child is anxious? You know your child is stressed, are the best things parents to do to help their child relieve or cope with stress? We dive into that today and offer 5 quick tips!

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