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When Kids Worry… Guest Blog by Psychologist Maaike Canrinus

When Kids Worry… Worry can be a normal and healthy response that everyone experiences at some time or another. Concern or worry about something can help us to pay attention to it, can help kids grow and thrive (for example, the child who worries that she may not complete all her homework will make sure […]

Punishment vs. Discipline

Punishment vs. Discipline By Christina Orfanakos MSW, RSW  Although many parents use “punishment” and “discipline” interchangeably, they are very different. One operates from a place of fear and can deliver short-term results; the other focuses on teaching kids to behave in appropriate ways and holds them accountable for their behavior in a way that works […]