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11 02, 2017

7 Research-Backed Ways Parents Can Build More Joy in 15 Minutes or Less

By | February 11th, 2017|Bonding, Joyful Relationships with Children|0 Comments

Joey hasn’t practiced his piano yet this week. Suzy has to finish her homework. Have to change the baby’s diaper and Carlos better take his bath before bed. Better find that library book that's due. Need to send that work email too. And load the dishwasher and fold the laundry, of course. If they’re not careful, parents can start to feel pushed [...]

28 01, 2017

5 Ways to Get Young Children to Cooperate with a Task

By | January 28th, 2017|Bonding, Mindfulness|0 Comments

One powerful tool to get toddlers or preschoolers to do things with more  and ease is to use “relationship before request” – connect with your child for a few minutes before you ask them to do something. Not only does this make your day go smoother, it also lets you build warmth and strengthen bonding. Need to [...]

29 08, 2015

Carving Out Space for a Child’s Unique Strengths

By | August 29th, 2015|Joyful Relationships with Children|0 Comments

By Erin Leyba, LCSW, PhD One way to delight in children is to know their strengths – inside and out – and provide creative opportunities for them to do the things they really love. Carving out time from busy days to honor children’s beloved activities, unique traits, and favorite interactions helps them thrive. Consciously noticing [...]