Category Archives: CALM

To set the standard
– Find ways to be the rock when the rest of life is like a hurricane.
– Find ways to maintain balance in your life
– Find ways to decrease your stress.

Sleep strategies toolbox Do you have energizer bunnies in the middle of the night? Sleep strategies became one of our creative survival skills as we reared children with neurodiversity (ADHD, FASD and incredible sensory issues).  As a baby, our daughter slept fretfully. As a toddler she once fell and we took her to ER, the […]

Family values can be unstated or stated – what are yours? Children and especially teens need clear direction and understanding of what family values parents and caregivers agree to. Family values when they are in the open and known by all members become a valuable tool to build cooperation and a family team. What is […]

Positive language provides children with clarity Children (especially tweens and teens) pay attention to positive language quicker than they listen (or even hear) negativity. Negative breeds negative and children can more easily understand words they can picture in their head (visualize). The day I tried to remove the word “not” when I talked to the […]

Calming me is my most difficult. This is probably one of the most difficult things as a parent to handle my kids — me. We all know that preserving family harmony makes it easier, but it is so difficult when it really matters. Your ability to work on your own mental and physical condition will […]

Forget about exhaustion, inadequate sleep or migraine headaches, get through the upside-downs of daily life without panic. Find out about the tools you need to minimize stress and avoid collapse or burnout. Learn the essential tools for stress reduction after the long hours of oontact with kids or clients.   The first thing you’ve got […]

Have you ever dared to listen to yourself when you’re talking and reflected of how many times you use the word no? How many times do you tell your kid what not to do instead of what you want them to do?

The first question you need to answer is: Where is your stress? by Olga Nedo Is it located in your neck or your head? Where is does that emotional pain sit—the anxiety, the anger, the frustration, the overwhelm? How do you do this? Find a calm and quiet place – yes, it may need to […]

The Power of Neutral ——-MAGNET—— Resource guide to reach your neutral  What Makes You More Resilient 10 actions for your sense of calmness to build resilience: Focus on positive emotions: go out and switch to new activities, experiences and environments; Stay flexible, adjust your goals; Face challenges Learn lessons from the ‘negative’ experiences; Analyze and […]

The language we use, word choice, body language, tone of voice, rate of speech and the emphasis on each word and syllables has a profound impact on the children in our care and in our lives. How others hear us may be very different from how we hear ourselves. Researchers have found that above average […]

What is resilience? It’s the ability to stay adaptive and flexible when you face the difficult situations in your life. Do you want to feel the better sense of control over your life? Do you want to reduce fear and take amazing risks? Then these resilience tips are for you. Building stress resilience is easier […]