FamilyWorks Counseling: Parenting Tools for School-age Children

● Tone​- As your child becomes more upset in behavior, volume, and affect, you need to counter that with a softer tone, lower volume, and calmer demeanor to bring their energy level down and help get them grounded. ● Give 2-3 realistic choices–​ so they become aware of what makes sense to do and become more independent instead of telling …

Dealing with the Covid-19 Pandemic: Helping Kids to Cope with Uncertainty

In the past five months, so much has changed in our lives: working from home, homeschooling, classes online, businesses closed – and some have reopened, masks are worn, finances are tight, social rules have changed, some family members have been sick and recovered, and others have been lost. This is a time of great stress and uncertainty and here at …