5 Reasons To Care About Social Skills More Than School

By Emily Edlynn. As a child psychologist, I knew the textbook importance of all areas of child development long before I became a mother. Little did I know the real-world pressures on parents for their children to excel and reach goals that society has decided are important. When I was pregnant with my first child,…

4 Easy Ways to Mindfully Address Emotional Toddlers

By Sharon Silver. Toddlers. They’re a mix of hugs, kisses, love, screams, messes, resisting, and fun, fun, fun! They are something else, too. Developmentally, toddlers think, and act, much more like babies than kids. Many parents think toddlers are capable of Stopping. It. Right. This. Minute. They aren’t. And when a toddler doesn’t respond the…