You may have heard your parent educator talk about Conscious Discipline or self regulation during a visit. She may have even explained it and shared some strategies to help you with your toddler's or preschooler's behavior. Are you still unsure about what it is or how to use it? There is a website for that!! Click here and you'll be taken to the Free Resources page of the Conscious Discipline website. You'll need to sign up, but there is a free option! Just click on the sign up tab and sign up as a parent! You'll have immediate access to many strategies and you can get started taking control of your own emotions and behaviors right away so that you can help your child learn to process their own.
Learn how to Belly Breathe with Becky Bailey, the founder of Conscious Discipline.
Elmo learning to Belly Breathe.
We live in a day and time where immunizations have become controversial. Many parents have difficulties weighing out the pros and the cons as well as what facts to believe or not believe regarding immunizations. Are you saving your child from death by avoiding immunizations or could you be saving your child by immunizing? It is a tough decision but it is important that you as parents have all of the facts. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) many parents believe that those childhood illnesses that they grew up with no longer exist, so immunizations are not that important. Some also believe that immunizations cause irreparable damage. So where does the truth lie as you weigh out the right thing to do for your child?
Read here for some information on myths and facts
Are chickenpox really THAT serious? You can read information on this childhood disease here.
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