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It’s only a few weeks into the summer and your already hearing “I’m bored!” from your kids!

You know I’m a big advocate of play. I ran across this today when looking for things parents can do with kids over the summer. I know lots of this isn’t new to most parents but sometimes reminders help to … Continue reading

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Friendship Skills for Children

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A number of studies in recent decades have shown that appearance, personality type and ability impact on a child’s popularity at school. Good-looking, easy-going, talented kids usually win peer popularity polls but that doesn’t necessarily guarantee…

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What to do when your child lies

All parents want their children to tell the truth.  When our children lie to us, as parents, we often take it personally.  We worry that the behavior will become a pattern to be repeated again and again.  It often angers … Continue reading

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Are you trying to solve problems the same way you always have, and expecting to get different results?

If we continually try to solve all our problems in ways same way we have attempted to  solved them previously, and we are limited by the variety of resources we have on hand and are familiar with.   If the … Continue reading

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Describing Your Feeling- Printable Guided Imagery Worksheet

Describing Your Feeling- Printable Guided Imagery Worksheet. Kim has lots of great play therapy ideas to help therapists

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The Worry Egg – A technique to help children transfer their worries

I am always looking for something to “do” with the children I work with.  One of the reasons Play Therapy is so helpful to children and teens is that we don’t have to “just talk”.  I will be the first … Continue reading

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Childhood behavioral disorders

Have you ever wondered what is “normal” vs. what isn’t when it comes to the children you care for?  This is is a power point presentation (made into a short video) which I conducted for a group of foster parents. … Continue reading

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Don’t blow up your balloon

a short video for social workers, therapists, or parents to use with their children to help them learn how to manage their anger

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children need to play

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