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Benefits of Video Games
Video games are played by millions of children each day. We have all heard of the negative effects such as addiction, increased aggression, and various health consequences but there can be some mental health benefits to playing the right games. Improved Attention Studies show that playing video games can change Read More
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Power of Play
Play is essential to every child’s development. Therapeutic play contributes to the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children. Playing allows kids to create and explore a world they can master, conquering their fears while practicing adult roles. Hundreds of studies provide evidence that play is a natural and Read More
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trauma informed therapeutic parenting
yChildren in foster care can exhibit challenging behavior that’s difficult to manage at times. This is because many of the children who come into foster care have experienced trauma of some sort. While every child has times when they struggle to handle a situation, a child who has experienced trauma Read More
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bettersleeproutine
Let’s talk about how to create a calming bedroom environment and a healthy relationship with sleep. The thing I love about this, is that it doesn’t have to cost you anything at all.  Creating an ideal sleeping environment is essential. If a child does not have a dedicated space to Read More
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howwasyoursummer
Dear teacher, On the first day of school, When you ask me how my summer was, You’re assuming that it was good. You’re assuming it was something remarkable, Something incredible, Something shareable, Something fun. And maybe it was. Maybe I went to Six Flags. And maybe I flew in an Read More
 Categories : Back to School Posted by Satori Foster  , , , ,  Comments Off on Dear teacher, maybe my summer wasn’t as awesome as yours….