Tag: Dr. Lindsay Asawa

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Useful Tips for Building Friendships

As the new school year begins, parents and children are always faced with many unknowns. These may include harder classes, changes in schedules, or transitions to new schools. One of the biggest unknowns is how our children will manage their…

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Coping Skills to Calm Emotional Storms

Emotions can be powerful and overwhelming at times. For children, this is almost always the case. They lack the brain development needed to help them regulate and cope with those feelings. As a result, children tend to wear their emotions…

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From Tantrums to Teachable Moments

Children misbehave. It’s what they do. A major part of their development involves trial-and-error behavioral experiments designed to learn about the world around them. When they knock over a cup of milk right after you warned them to be careful,…

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Helping Children Cope with Tragic Events

If we could shelter our kids from the scary realities of the world, most of us would do it in a heartbeat. Unfortunately, this generation children is exposed to violence almost daily. Whether it is through social media, violent video…

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Preparing for a Fun and Successful Summer

Summer vacation can be an opportunity for fun-filled, educational, and relaxing quality time with our children. On the other hand, it can also be filled with boredom, tantrums, overstimulation, and maybe too much quality time. A little preparation and some…

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Understanding Misbehavior in Children

If only children came with an instruction manual. Our beautiful baby comes into the world and fills our hearts with more joy than we could have imagined. Their smiles make our hearts melt and the excitement of witnessing each milestone…