21 Ways to Stop Forgetting Why You Entered The Room

How many times have you gone into a room to do something but when you got there, you can’t remember why you were there? 1. Meditate Meditation has been linked to all sorts of health benefits, from lower blood pressure to improved moods. It also seems to help with memory. One 2010 study found that as few […]

Families That Play Together….

  Quickly, when was the last time that, as a family,  you participated in activities with your child? If you took more than 10 seconds to respond, make plans to have fun spending time together with your child today. Parents today spend more time with their children than in the past. In 1965, mothers spent an […]

The Common Sense Parenting[CSP] Framework

  Common Sense Parenting[CSP] is a group-based class for parents. It is comprised of 6 weekly, 2-hour sessions led by trainers who focus on teaching practical skills to increase children’s positive behavior, decrease negative behaviors and model alternative behavior. GOAL Equip parents with a logical method for changing their children’s behaviors through teaching positive behaviors, […]

How Practitioners Can Help Families Support Self-Regulation

Self-regulation: the act of managing thoughts and feelings to enable goal-directed actions. The development of self-regulation begins at birth and continues into young adulthood and beyond. The home environment including a child’s relationship with their parents and primary caregivers, is the biggest influence on a child’s ability to develop self-regulation skills.Home visiting professionals have a […]