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How to Keep Your Kids Healthy

  Many parents right now are wondering, "what is the best way to protect my child from COVID and other illnesses as they return back to school or into social situations?" At Play Therapy Connection, we are a big believer that immune system health begins with the gut. Eating healthy, whole foods can be used to stabilize the immune system...[ read more ]

Your FREE Parent Coaching Guide

Two weeks ago, we asked you to submit your parenting questions so we could answer via video and you definitely delivered! We had several questions submitted, and the videos we made include: How to encourage our children to adopt a more “go-with-the-flow” attitude Watch Here Addressing the meltdowns that come after “no” Watch Here Lessening our children’s anxiety during the...[ read more ]

Everything You Need to Know About Telehealth

We created a series of videos outlining the most common questions about telehealth. We also provide information about how Play Therapy works over a computer screen. But, if you’re more of a reader, here is the breakdown. *Please note, we are offering BOTH in-person and telehealth sessions at this time. Call us to discuss your specific situation. * Topic 1:...[ read more ]

Overcoming Challenges with Distance Learning

ONE. MORE. MONTH. You’re almost there! Only a few weeks left until you’re finished with this year’s homeschooling experiment and we know you’re tired. Recently, we spoke with dozens of parents from Colorado to answer their most pressing parenting questions and it’s not a surprise that their child’s behavior surrounding distance learning continued to come up again and again. If...[ read more ]

Supporting You During Quarantine

Parents, we know you are anxious, tired and overwhelmed. In order to support you, we have created a YouTube channel featuring short videos to help parents navigate through this season of quarantine. Here are some of the topics we offer support on: "How to Talk to Your Kids About COVID19" "Delivering Bad News to Your Kids: No More School" "How this...[ read more ]

Why I did parent coaching (and what I learned)

This blog is written a little differently: not by a play therapist, by a parent. My name is Sharlyn Francis and I’m the Marketing and Business Coordinator at Play Therapy Connection. Here is a breakdown of my experience with parent coaching and what I’ve learned along the way. Why did I decide to do it? The phrase “I don’t know...[ read more ]

Tips for managing screen time

Managing Screen Time in 2020 There are many different opinions about how to manage screen time with your children and it’s hard to know what advice to listen to. As a play therapist, here is what I’ve learned along the way: Not all Screen time is bad: Screen time can be helpful for your child and you too. We all...[ read more ]

Seven Ways to be Present

If I had to choose a word for 2020 specific to my relationships it would be PRESENCE.  I want to be present in the here and now as much as I can be for myself, my partner, my children, my family and my friends. Let’s take a few quick minutes to think about some practical ways to be present and...[ read more ]

What our kids really need for school

As I navigate the crowded aisles of shiny new school supplies, I ponder the question: How do I prepare my child’s brain, mind and body for a successful school year? What are the “school supplies” my children really need? It all goes back to understanding the brain and nervous system regulation. I like to utilize an adaptation of Dr. Dan Siegel’s...[ read more ]

How Avoid the Daylight Savings Disaster

Parents, Daylight Savings Time is just around the corner (2:00AM on March 10th) and if you already do not have your ninja skills ready here are some helpful tips: If possible, start preparing two weeks in advance. Try putting your kid(s) to bed earlier in 15-minute increments. You can also begin waking them up in this way too. Change the clocks...[ read more ]

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