Creativity and the human brain.

Creativity and the human brain.

What makes the brain so incredible and complex is its potential to make connections through creativity! If you weren’t aware, the 1990’s were dubbed (perhaps more famously in the scientific community) as the decade of the brain. The brain is the most complex organism...
Trusty Tips for Parents

Trusty Tips for Parents

‘Trust me – I got this.’ Few phrases can make a parent so proud….and oh so terrified. The very idea of trust is tricky. It doesn’t come easily for many people and it is particularly difficult for parents who have grown accustomed to being the steadfast,...
Creativity: The future is now.

Creativity: The future is now.

Why creativity is an indispensable skill in 2020. We have just begun a new decade, so those of you who wished you could’ve been alive in  the roaring 20’s (like Owen Wilson discovered in Woody Allen’s masterpiece Midnight in Paris) well, now is your chance. Only what...
The Oldest Trick In the Book:

The Oldest Trick In the Book:

Reading out loud “Wilfred owned a moose. He hadn’t always owned a moose. The moose came to him a while ago and he knew, just KNEW, that it was meant to be his. He thought he would call him Marcel.” My superpower is that I can recite Oliver Jeffers’...
Tired Parenting: Getting Back in the Game

Tired Parenting: Getting Back in the Game

Sometimes, parenting is too much. Sometimes when children act out or get tired they are too much. And sometimes – okay, a lot of the times – playing games with your child can be just too darn much. It’s just a natural part of parenting. You’ve...
Acting All Shy

Acting All Shy

There is nothing wrong with being shy. It is completely natural, especially in children and teens, and can present itself in varying degrees. All children are different and react to their social environments with a range of temperaments. When you throw a child in...