Parenting With Respect: A Level Playing Field

Love is a cornerstone of every parent/child connection, and one of the keys to love is certainly respect. So, I thought I’d look at how respect leads to a level playing field of love for both parent and child. WHAT … Continue reading

The Mom Village: Science of Support

As moms, we find ourselves experiencing the ups and downs of child rearing and keep hearing how “it takes a village.” But, sometimes we feel like we’re in a bubble. We can get laser focused on our children; we count … Continue reading

Know Your ACEs So Your Kid Doesn’t Know ACEs

What exactly are Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)? ACEs are adverse childhood experiences that harm children’s developing brains, leading to changing how they respond to stress and damaging their immune systems so profoundly that the effects show up decades later. ACEs … Continue reading

Divorce, ACEs and Your Kids – Part 2

In Part 1 of Divorce, ACEs and Your Kids, the Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) of Losing a Parent to Separation, Divorce or Another Reason was explained as a potential type of childhood trauma. It can impact a child’s learning potential … Continue reading

Divorce, ACEs and Your Kids – Part 1

Did you ever think of divorce as not just difficult, but something that may be traumatic for children? Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are traumatic things that happen to a child, things over which a child has no control. Losing a … Continue reading