Cultivate…SAFETY around Difference

Harville and Helen are co-creators of the Imago Therapy for relationships. Harville has been featured on Oprah many times since the 1980s. They say that the number one thing that makes relationships difficult is difference and the way we react to and feel threatened by difference. This, of course, isn’t just true for romantic couples,…

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Cultivate…KNOWLEDGE of the Four Core Priorities of Trauma-Informed Distance Learning

Whether your child was already dealing with the effects of trauma long before the pandemic, your child is experiencing trauma related to sheltering at home, of you’re just concerned about what may come up this school year, it is helpful to understand the key principles of providing a trauma-informed environment: Predictability, Flexibility, Connection, and Empowerment.…

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Cultivate…HOPE with Forts!

Building forts is a natural impulse for most children, but right now they may be more beneficial than ever. Here are a few ways forts provide hope for kiddos: They provide children with a safe space that they are in control of. Children can’t control whether or not they see their friends, what their back…

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Cultivate… SAFETY During Online Learning for School

By now, your school district may have put out different learning options for students as they plan for students to return to school. Most school districts are providing their families with an online option where students will receive instructions virtually from home. With this option, it is critical for parents/caregivers and teachers to remind their…

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Cultivate… KNOWLEDGE on Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 and Mental Health

COVID-19 has and continues to affect us on a daily basis and in various ways, including our mental health. Most of our children may not have experienced the serious physical effects of the disease itself, however, their emotional and behavioral development has been greatly impacted since the beginning of the pandemic. So what are the…

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