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Hard To Deal With Behaviors

I believe the most powerful way we can support our children’s emotional development is to take a look in the mirror and get curious about our own behaviors and feelings. This awareness and compassion for ourselves transfers to empathy and confident leadership for our children. “Low-simmering behaviors” is a term I coined during our Stay-At-Home […]

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Solution-Based Parenting For Challenging Behaviors

Humans have a negative search bias. Our brain defaults to scan for “what’s wrong” instead of “what’s right”. Some of us have a stronger negative search bias than others, and I’ve found when my anxiety is high, so is my ability to identify “what’s wrong”. This psychological phenomenon makes sense to me: in order to […]

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Navigating social situations with young kids

Navigating social situations with young kids can feel tricky sometimes especially when other people’s children are involved. It can be easy to slip into “performative parenting” when we parent for the audience rather than our child. My go-to tool for the early childhood social scene is: narration, curiosity, and translation. Narration suspends judgement, so our […]

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How To Help Instead Of Punish

How do we make a connection with kiddos when they’re engaged in behavior that is upsetting, annoying, or downright dangerous? First: always establish safety. Remove objects, “catch” children, bring them to a safe place. Then interpret the behavior’s message: To continue viewing… Get FREE, unlimited access to all content You must sign up to view […]

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Fear-based parenting

  As a caregiver, it’s so easy to slip into the future-projecting scripts: If we don’t fix this NOW, it’s just going to become a BIGGER problem. To continue viewing… Get FREE, unlimited access to all content You must sign up to view more content and gain full access to bloss! Sign up for FREE! […]

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Siblings & Sharing

“Sharing is caring” is one of those phrases that I hear in early childhood settings from time to time. Here’s the thing: “sharing isn’t caring”. If we force sharing, we are trampling over someone’s boundaries. That includes setting timers or taking the object away I believe for most parents, we want our children to be […]

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Teach Your Child How To Calm Down

“How do I get my child to calm down?” “How do I teach them it’s ok to be angry, but it’s not ok to hit?” To continue viewing… Get FREE, unlimited access to all content You must sign up to view more content and gain full access to bloss! Sign up for FREE! Already have […]

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5 Lessons Learned from Time-Out

If you’ve been around here for a while then you know I’m not a fan of fear-based anything – fear-based parenting, fear-based scripts, or fear-based compliance – when I did a deep-dive on the “time-out” I expected to find a lot of justification for fear. When in fact, I found quite the opposite.  First, hear […]

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Whining Whoas: Lunch and Learn Series

This pre-recorded workshop will provide you with an overflowing toolbox of strategies to help decrease whining and power struggles and increase laughter and collaboration in your home. Caley Kukla, M.Ed. will inspire you to MAKE WHINING STOP in your home in this informative workshop. Are you sick of whining? Does whining usually lead to a […]

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Big Transitions: Lunch and Learn Series

This pre-recorded workshop will cover brain-science-backed strategies for helping your child through big transitions. Caley Kukla, M.Ed. will shed light on the dynamics of dealing with big transitions in your household, helping increase confidence and reducing fear and anxiety. Are you noticing an increase in: Aggression and rigidity? Big emotional responses? Fear of new experiences […]

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5 Days To Stop Yelling At Your Kids

A step-by-step journal to help you build a connection with your child and gain control of your own emotions. 1) Easy To Follow Journal Entries   2) Based On Brain Science   3) Learn Powerful Scripts   Download the journal today and make tangible changes that help your family. Harnessing the power of what you […]

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