Yik Yak – Discussion Thread with people close in proximity. How are your children using this? What’s the danger? Visit http://www.smarterparenting.com for more parenting help, activities, and skills. Visit us on facebook as well https://www.facebook.com/Smarter-Parenting-188880207978207/?fref=ts
How to NOT Raise Entitled and Ungrateful Kids! The Parenting Junkie talks about entitled kids and ungrateful kids. Almost every parent worries they are raising spoiled kids. Find yourself wondering how to not raise entitled kids? Start with gratitude for what you have. Instead of focusing on the gifts and more focus on connection and
Paul Jenkins, one of the physical therapists at St. Louis Children’s hospital gives a step-by-step tutorial outlining kinesiotaping techniques for clubfoot. Clubfoot is a congenital foot deformity that affects the bones, muscles, tendons, and blood vessels of approximately one in every 1,000 children born. The foot is usually short and broad in appearance, with the
For some children managing emotions is difficult and they need self regulation strategies. Self regulation strategies include breathing exercises, moving or acting in a deliberate way, shifting their focus, meditation exercises, or engaging in games or activities. The goal is to find emotional regulation exercises that work for your child. Self regulation means someone is
What if I told you there was a SECRET to making the mundane household chores, a greater contributor to your peace at home? How we WASH DISHES can inform us a ton on how we approach our life. Can we experience mundane household chores on the sensory, spiritual, emotional level that brings us great joy,
Slow Parenting – what to do about boredom? Sign up to my email list here: www.theparentingjunkie.com #peacefulparenting VLOG, BOOK & TOY RECOMMENDATIONS HERE: www.theparentingjunkie.com F A C E B O O K: (Cuz I post inspiring, uplifting things there!) http://www.facebook.com/theparentingj… FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/parentingjunkie Huge peace and hope you guys like this! NEVER MISS
It’s common for parents to wonder, “What age should a child get a cellphone.” Giving a child is a difficult question to answer as there are so many factors that go into getting a child a mobile phone. http://www.smarterparenting.com/blog/single/what-age-should-a-child-get-a-cell-phone This video answer some of the considerations that parents should weigh when determining if kids having
Minimalist Christmas: How to Choose Less this Holiday Season The Parenting Junkie discusses minimalist Christmas and minimalist holidays. How can we choose less gifts when society seems to encourage more? By choosing to focus on quality over quantity and choosing intentional gifts you too can have a minimalist kids Christmas this year that feels joyful
Zach, a three time cancer survivor, who was treated at St. Louis Children’s Hospital shares words of inspiration with Demonte, a kid who is currently battling the disease. For more information on St. Louis Children’s Hospital, visit our website at http://www.stlouischildrens.org/.
Looking to encourage independent play? Here’s when you “ignore” your child – the 3 “w”s of independent play. #peacefulparenting VLOG, BOOK & TOY RECOMMENDATIONS HERE: www.theparentingjunkie.com F A C E B O O K: (Cuz I post inspiring, uplifting things there!) http://www.facebook.com/theparentingjunkie FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/parentingjunkie Huge peace and hope you guys like this!
As parents, we all deal with distractions in our children’s lives. Dr. Dehra Harris explains how to get your child’s attention when distractions are present. Dr. Harris, a Pediatric Psychiatrist with Washington University at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, points out that there are many different factors competing for our children’s attention. As much as parents
What to do When Your Child Hits You? How to Handle it when your child hits you!! The Parenting Junkie addresses hitting. One viewer writes in saying help my kid hits me and asking how to handle it when your child hits you. In this video you’ll learn what to do when your child hits
How much sleep do teenagers need? If your teen is frequently tired, they’re probably not getting enough. This is a common problem among adolescents. Fortunately, you can help your teen get the sleep they need to remain awake and alert throughout the day. Here is advice from MomDoc, Dr. Sarah Garwood. Subscribe to our YouTube
Earn beaded necklaces to get a surprise! This fun activity is great for younger children to learn Following Instructions. Visit http://www.smarterparenting.com and see all our parenting activities, tips and skills.
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Follow Amanda on her day of surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Learn from Amanda what to expect when you arrive, what to bring (and what to leave at home) and even how we try to make the process fun for kids. An excellent video to watch as a family as you prepare your child
Use this fun playdough activity to help your child learn to follow instructions. Visit http://www.smarterparenting.com/ for more activities, parenting skills and parenting help.
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The multidisciplinary Spina Bifida Clinic at St. Louis Children’s Hospital brings together in one place the specialists who are important to the care of children with spina bifida. The specialists at St. Louis Children’s Hospital help guide parents through caring for a child with spina bifida using evidence based protocols, offering families the benefits of