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Helping Kids Thrive

Sep 21, 2023

For many kids, getting home after school can be a stressful period. There is so much to process from the school day and if the after-school transition isn’t properly managed, a child may feel too overwhelmed for anything other than a meltdown. So today, we’re taking a look at some helpful tips for...

Jul 6, 2023

Guest: Kelly McGuinness, LCSW, CEIS

Most of us parent using behavior management techniques that we learned during childhood or have read about in a parenting book (okay, instagram, let's be real ;)) but have you ever stopped to think about if those strategies are actually working or not?

Returning to the podcast is...

Jun 22, 2023

Guest: Melanie Almada, LMFT

Jun 15, 2023

Guest: Dr. Dawn Aerts, AuD

Approximately 5% of children struggle with processing auditory input but are never given a formal diagnosis or intervention options that can help. This is because when hearing concerns are expressed, a child is sent to an audiologist for a hearing test. If that test indicates normal hearing,...

May 25, 2023

Guest: Stephanie Fisher, MHC, LPC

Being in nature has many benefits for our mental health including stress reduction, boosted mood and focus, and connection with community. Sunlight triggers the release of serotonin and Vitamin D, producing positive outcomes for sleep, stress, and mood. In fact, children living in...