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Flip It Helps Caregivers Deal with Stressful Situations

A simple strategy called Flip It helps caregivers deal with stressful situations when children act out. In Season 2, Episode 2 of Centering Kids: ... continue reading

From Compromise to Connection

As a parent, I went from compromise to connection with my adopted son. When I brought him home from the hospital, I was under ... continue reading

Here’s Why Kindness Counts When Raising Children

February 17, 2022, is National Random Acts of Kindness Day, and in honor of that observance, I wanted to tell you why kindness counts ... continue reading

How to validate your child’s feelings AND set limits for behavior at the same time!

Ever wonder how to validate your child’s feelings AND set limits for behavior at the same time? Now you can, by following three simple ... continue reading

How to avoid sensory overload in children during the holidays

All the things we love about the holiday season like lights, events, visitors, and travel can also spark sensory overload in children. In this ... continue reading

The Importance of Celebrating Babies

The Florida Center for Early Childhood, recently discussed the importance of celebrating babies during its most recent podcast Centering Kids: Advice from the Experts ... continue reading

How Domestic Violence Affects Young Children

Domestic Violence affects young children, even if they are not being abused. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The enormous need for awareness on ... continue reading

Helping Children Cope with Grief and Loss

Helping children cope with grief and loss is sometimes difficult for parents, especially if they are equally affected. In this episode of Coffee with ... continue reading

Recognizing FASD Warriors

Recognizing FASD Warriors was part of The Florida Center for Early Childhood’s promotion of National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month, which takes place ... continue reading

Talking to Yourself

Do you ever realize you’re talking to yourself? How often does it happen? What do you say? Many years ago, one of my friends ... continue reading