What is a Circle Of Safety?

For today’s episode, we’re doing something a little different! Let’s take some time to go beyond the screen, and discuss how we can develop a relationship of trust with our kids with something called a “Circle of Safety”. As parents we obviously want our kids to know that they can talk to us about anything.…

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My Kid Wants a Cell Phone! What Age Is Okay?

When talking with parents, there is one question that we’re asked far more than any other… “At what age should we give our kid a cell phone?” When we let our kids have a smartphone, we are giving them so much more than just a phone, so this is definitely an important question to ask.…

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Let’s be real honest here: when it comes to parenting, it’s much easier to react in the moment to things rather than be proactive from the beginning. For example, it’s easier to give a toddler cookies for dinner because he’s throwing a major fit than to teach him on the front end that you need…

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Social media agreement contract

  When it comes to social media expectations and boundaries for your kid, try setting agreements, not rules: both parties will win! Agreements empower you and your kid to set appropriate expectations for their social media usage together. Rules are dictated by parents and your child must abide by your standards. And with social media,…

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