Category Archives: Emotions

Disney/Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’: 5 Talking Points for Parents

*Contains some spoilers* When the trailers for Disney/Pixar’s latest project were first released, I was immediately intrigued. A movie about a child’s emotional experiences, from the perspective of the emotions themselves? Sign me up! Inside Out was released this weekend … Continue reading

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Bouncing Back- What Dr. Sam Goldstein Says About Resilience

This week, I had the pleasure to meet Dr. Sam Goldstein, who specializes in school psychology, child development and neuropsychology. We got to talking about some of the tough stuff children face and he shared with me the following:

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Moving House

We’re moving apartments this week (cue doomsday soundtrack). In between packing boxes and ignoring the dust that accumulated in the darkest of corners, I wondered how anyone could do this with children underfoot. Then I remembered some of the things … Continue reading

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Teaching your child how to talk about emotions

As I was wondering how best to start off my posts for Mental Health Awareness Month, I remembered working with a teenager who had several issues to be addressed in therapy. The problem was, she grew up not having learned … Continue reading

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