Cultivate… COMMUNICATION by Sharing Feelings Through Art

Are you curious to how your child is feeling but he or she struggles with communication? This can be very frustrating to parents and caregivers to not know how their child is feeling during difficult times such as experiencing a loss in the family, stay-at-home orders due to the pandemics, or even bullying situations. That…

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Cultivate… SAFETY During National Child Abuse Prevention Month and COVID-19

The timeline of the pandemic is uncertain and families across the nation are experiencing stress and irritability. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and child welfare experts were asked what they were most concerned about during these unprecedented times. Here are their top three concerns: Since schools and daycares closed down for the remainder…

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Cultivate… RELATIONSHIPS and help teens stay connected to friends

Teens are already going through important years of their lives and during this time, they cherish their friendships more than anything. COVID-19 is impacting our teens’ mental health and social connectedness. During this time of physical distancing, teens may start to feel sad and isolated as their connection with friends is limited. First, it is…

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Cultivate… KNOWLEDGE with Social & Emotional Learning Resources for Distance-Learning

“When physical distancing is deemed necessary, social and emotional connectedness is even more critical.” Karen Niemi, President & CEO of CASEL We could not agree more with Karen’s statement so today, we will be sharing some distance-learning resources for families to address SEL with their children at home. Please bookmark these pages and check back…

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