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Start School Days with Special Time!

On busy school day mornings, we try to send our children off with love. We sandwich “I love you. Have a good day!” between “Where’s my homework?” and “Can you pick me up after soccer

When Your Kids Will Do Anything to Get Attention

In many, if not most, families one child becomes a squeaky wheel. The child insists on being the focus of attention, and ensures his or her position with behavior designed to bring a parent’s attention

Staying Close to Preteens and Teens Replay

Staying connected to our preteens as they enter adolescence and become more independent may be challenging, but it is as important as ever! Certified Hand in Hand Parenting Instructor Madeleine Winter (Sydney) and Trainee Instructor

‘Tis The Season To Be…Disappointed!

I can’t believe that the shops started putting up Christmas decorations and playing Christmas carols at least a month ago. I always feel that it has come around too soon. In Australia, Christmas coincides with

Why Is It So Hard to Be a Patient Parent? 

What did you hope for when you first learned you were going to become a parent? Did you think you would be a patient parent? Were you hoping to be close to your kids, perhaps

helping children after violence or disaster

Helping Children Exposed to Shocking Events

We all struggle to deal thoughtfully with natural disasters and senseless violence. A cascade of feelings is triggered in each of us when we are exposed to images of death and strife. It’s shocking to

Brain Science of Children’s Emotions (Replay)

Join Certified Hand in Hand Parenting instructors Karen Wolfe, LMFT and Shelley Macy, MA as they share how you can play your way to understand the science around your children’s emotions. In this call replay,

When Your Kids Push You Over the Edge (Replay)

Join Certified Hand in Hand Instructor Kathy Gordon for this webinar recording that will tell you not only why kids push your buttons but what to do before you do or say something you’re likely

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