Bubbling with Creativity

Bubbling with Creativity

  My daughter Sienna, who is two-years-old, disappears from my sight as she goes to her bedroom. I hear some rumbling as she reappears, pulling her potty across the living room, through the dining room, and then off to the family room. Intrigued and amused, I quickly finish my task only to find her, too

From Snuggle to Struggle – Part 3: Skip the ARGGH!

From Snuggle to Struggle – Part 3: Skip the ARGGH!

Or 6 Steps to Help Kids Manage Frustration Excitement is in the air! Nate is beginning Kindergarten today! He just received a pair of brand new shoes with laces. Mom sits down with him, and shows him how to tie his shoes. She begins a rhyme with rabbit ears and a hole…one, two, three times…but she

From Snuggle to Struggle: Part 1 – Don’t sweat the mistake

From Snuggle to Struggle: Part 1 – Don’t sweat the mistake

Trying to escape insanity during a long car trip with an “unhappy”–read “screaming”-infant in the back, my husband and I, both therapists in Early Education at the time, waited until he fell asleep and listened to what we like to call “adult content”. By adult content, I mean a short educational story about cultural attitudes