Does your child “pick up” on your stressful emotions and negative feelings? Are you worried about your child's reaction to your stress? While it's true that not every child is sensitive to their … [Read more...] about Mom–Is Your Child Picking Up On Your Stress?
Author of The Parent-Child Dance, pediatric behavioral specialist, Miriam Manela, talks about this importance of breathing in this short video (part one). … [Read more...] about Why Don’t You Take A Deep Breath? Core-Breathing Video Part 1 With Miriam Manela
In this short video, occupational therapist Miriam Manela explains regulation and co-regulation, two terms OTs use to describe two processes that are relevant to your, and your child's, everyday … [Read more...] about Finding Your Happy Medium: Learn About Regulation & Co-regulation
Back-to-school fears and anxiety can occur at any age, especially when children are transitioning to a new school or new school building. Help your child cope with his or her fears with a variety of … [Read more...] about 12 Ways To Help Your Child Overcome Back-to-School Fears & Anxiety
Just because it’s raining outside doesn’t mean your kids have to stop the fun. Sure, rain isn’t what we think of when we think of summer vacation, but you would be surprised at how entertained … [Read more...] about Rainy Day Activities for Kids
Calm Press is an acupressure sequence from my new book due out this fall: The Parent-Child Dance: A Guide To Help You Understand and Shape Your Child's Behavior.* Calm Press was taught to me by … [Read more...] about Video: Acupressure For Calm Children
If you're a parent, you probably juggle multiple responsibilities: children, spouse and home, career, and community. There are so many people and things to take care of, sometimes it's easy to forget … [Read more...] about Memo to Parents: Prepare A Self-Care List
Hey, y'all! I’ve been down in Nashville, Tennessee for a conference and the twang has kind of stuck. Nashville is known as Music City, USA, and while I was there I couldn’t help but have music on the … [Read more...] about A Nashville Music Break (Plus Recommendations)