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Are you being intentional about taking time for yourself? In this edition of the Self-Care Minute, Mike reminds us that self-care needs to be done on purpose. We need this time of refreshment if we want to be able to give our best to those who depend on us. Take time for yourself. Even if [...]
It's the most wonderful time of the year. Or, is it?! Kristin and Nicole sit down at the kitchen table to discuss the holiday season. So, grab a cup of coffee and pull up a chair to hear some practical and real life advice. These holidays don't have to be horror days! Listen in as [...]
Module 3: Re-Regulation & Co-Regulation Practices Session 4: Self-Care For You One of the most important things foster and adoptive parents can do is take care of themselves as they care for their children. The fact is, no one is any good to their family if they are not healthy themselves. In this session we [...]
Module 3: Re-Regulation & Co-Regulation Practices Session 3: Managing You Before Managing Them (Why Your Own Regulation Is Critical) In this session we will walk through (probably) the most important aspect of managing your child’s behavior and re-regulation, and that’s the management of you. If your emotions, attitude, and behavior is out of sorts, dis-regulated, [...]
Hey, got a minute?! We all need to take a minute for ourselves. If we don't invest in our own self-care, how can we invest in the care of others? Today, Kristin shares a simple trick to bring peace and calm into our lives, and it has everything to do with some furry and cuddly [...]
Can you really take time for just...you? The answer is YES! You can. But beyond that....YOU SHOULD! In the second edition of Self Care Minute for November, 2019, Kristin brings a needed challenge to all of us who spend most of our time caring for children with trauma histories!
Have you ever left a pediatrician or medical professional's office and felt as if you couldn't adequately communicate your child's need, and you were completely misunderstood? If so, you're definitely NOT alone. We've been there a time or two with our children. But good news! For November's edition of Backstage Pass, we're pleased to welcome [...]
Module 3: Re-Regulation & Co-Regulation Practices Session 2: Re-Regulation And Sensory Input Strategies In this session we will help parents understand sensory input and why your child needs it, where this need comes from, and how to recognize the signs. We will capitalize on coping skills outlined in the previous session and formulate a step-by-step [...]
Module 3: Re-Regulation & Co-Regulation Practices Session 1: Applying Practical Coping Skills To Your Journey As we begin Module 3, we will transition into coping skills you can apply to your journey to help your children. In this session, we will walk through best practices for helping your child cope when they feel anxious, dis-regulated, [...]