Parents fighting too much? Too much ongoing stress, even if it's a "low level" current running through the home?
In this 15-minute mini-course, I cover how to handle conflict in the home when kids are present and when both parents are committed to supporting their children's mental health.
If possible, please do consider therapy or other mental health support for yourself and/or your child if stress is toxic or ongoing. Note that this course does not address abusive situations. If abuse is present, professional support is essential.View the course
Should we talk to kids about making “good” and “bad” choices? What happens when we do that, and what else can be effective for teaching them about the results of their actions? What about very little kids? In this 9.5-minute video, I explain.View the course
20-minute course about how and when to talk about body parts, how to help kids stay safe, and how to answer awkward questions.
Along with the information presented in this course, it's imperative that we not force affection with children. Their "no" gets to be "no" without pressure to hug, kiss, or do anything else that makes them uncomfortable, even with an adult they trust.View the course
A common assumption is that we have to sleep train children or they'll "never learn to sleep," but that's not true! Here are reasons children wake up, and how to support them to learn to sleep well on their own when they're developmentally ready.
Important note: The AAP recommends infants share a parents' room "ideally for a year, but at least for six months" to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
25-minute course.View the course