The Thrive Group was honored to participate in the ProvidEd Expo in Brooklyn, NY on May 14, 2019. Miriam and Raquel were available at The Thrive Group booth for free 15 minute … [Read more...] about ABC’s to Help Reduce Your Child’s/Student’s Anxiety
This poem was written by Yenti Friedman, an Israel client. My son had a 3-week long tantrumAnd now things are going back to normSo I’ve taken the time to stop and thinkOf what has brought calm … [Read more...] about Fighting the Storm – Tantrums
Raquel Bondar, MS OTR is one of our occupational therapists at The Thrive Group. In addition to her working with girls who have attention/focusing and behavioral concerns in The Thrive Group, Raquel … [Read more...] about Homework… Help!
Part 1 of the Positive Approach for Positive Growth Series discusses what the Nurtured Hearth Approach is and how it can transform the life of your family by positively fostering complimentary skills … [Read more...] about A Positive Approach for Positive Growth Part 2
You’ve heard it said, “Siblings are your very first friends.” That saying is very much true, but often the direct opposite is true as well: “Siblings are your very first enemies.” It’s healthy and … [Read more...] about Fostering Friendliness Between Siblings
Would you like to find a reward system that really works? We found a technique that effectively serves as a reinforcement of connection, helps the child feel successful, and brings … [Read more...] about Rewards Focused on Connection
“Words, and how you say them are so important,” stated Tova Brown, OTR, during our interview. As I asked Tova questions about the concept of using words purposefully with our children, her (absolutely … [Read more...] about WORD POWER!
All summer they ran free. They crashed into bed at the end of the day and you felt good knowing that they ran, swam, biked or climbed all day long. They developed valuable physical capabilities and … [Read more...] about Preventing Outbursts and Meltdowns when Cooped Up Indoors
When a child is absorbed in an activity, or is in a state of either high energy or low energy, it may be difficult to get the child to follow directions. Wash hands for dinner? Get dressed for school? … [Read more...] about “My Child Is Out of Control!” & Rhythm