Blogs

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Apr 2013

I’m excited to share with you a recent podcast I recorded on the topic of Separation Anxiety. I want to thank everyone at www.parentsavers.com for their dedication and hospitality. This website is a fantastic resource for parents. http://www.parentsavers.com/ease-your-childs-separation-anxiety/   Dr. Scott Koenig, Psy.D.

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Jan 2013

Some of the tension and arguing of enforcing rules (at home) can be reduced by allowing your children to contribute in the process of setting rules and assigning consequences before the rules are broken. We will refer to this arrangement as, “Collaborative Parenting.”   When parents include their children in establishing clear rules about appropriate […]

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Jan 2013

Regardless of your personal sleeping philosophy or method, one of the important early gifts you can give your child is the ability to Self-Soothe.   • Self-soothe: Often refereed to as Emotional Self-Regulation, is the practice of being able to properly regulate one’s emotions.   • Research suggests that infants and toddlers who develop healthy self-soothing strategies are […]

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Dec 2012

This poem by Robert J. Hastings is one of my favorites. It speaks to the topic of mindlessness and learning how to “stay in the moment,” something most of us struggle with.   THE STATION By Robert J. Hastings   TUCKED AWAY in our subconscious minds is an idyllic vision.  We see ourselves on a long, […]

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Dec 2012

What do you do when your spouse/partner doesn’t parent the same way you do? Here are some examples of questions/topics that you and your spouse/partner should be asking one another:   1)  (For infants and/or younger children) What do we believe is the most effective way to get our child to sleep through the night? […]

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