The Dangers Of TikTok

The Dangers Of TikTok

The Dangers Of TikTok As a child therapist, I’m on the front lines of the damage that devices and social media are doing to our kids. The worst of all, in my opinion, is TikTok. There is nothing redeemable about TikTok, especially in light of what it’s...
Handling Behavior With Appropriate Consequences

Handling Behavior With Appropriate Consequences

Handling Behavior With Appropriate Consequences In this episode, I discuss the following topics: Three types of consequences: Natural, Related, and Unrelated consequences What changes behavior in children The goal of...
Do You Hear Me? Do You See Me? Do I Matter?

Do You Hear Me? Do You See Me? Do I Matter?

Do You Hear Me? Do You See Me? Do I Matter? “Every day, in a hundred small ways, our children ask us…Do you hear me? Do you see me? Do I matter? And their behavior often reflects our response.” This is a powerful quote by L.R. Knost that perfectly...
The Baker Act Epidemic: Know Your Rights As Parents

The Baker Act Epidemic: Know Your Rights As Parents

The Baker Act Epidemic: Know Your Rights As Parents Baker Acts (involuntary commission to a mental health facility) are on the rise, and there are many things that parents don’t know. In this episode, I discuss the following topics: What you should know about...
The Importance Of Sleep And Getting Outside

The Importance Of Sleep And Getting Outside

The Importance Of Sleep And Getting Outside I had a personal reminder the other day about how being outside promotes restorative sleep. So I tell that story in this episode, and then I relate it to how much kids are affected by simply getting some outdoor time, and...