There are tons of helpful “Stages of Play” graphics online. Hopefully these are helpful for parents to navigate and translate your child’s play in the various stages! These stages are integral for a child’s development in all areas, especially social skills. However,…

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Play Therapy Themes

If you’re wondering how play therapists choose their toys, it’s according to these Play Therapy Themes. It doesn’t matter how many toys you have, but that you have toy in each category. This gives your child a wide toy choice…

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Playing with your child, is one of the most important things that you can do. It doesn’t matter what exactly you do. What matters more is that you get into the moment, enjoy yourselves together, and share a special moment….

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Currently Reading: Attached

I’ve recently been reading Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How it Can Help you Find – and Keep – Love, and I’ve been inspired by several passages and exercises I want to share with you that could…

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We all get into these patterns of disconnection. Underneath our defensive strategies, we are just feeling hurt and afraid as humans. This is universal in all human nature. These softer and deeper feelings can take two forms, either fearing abandonment,…

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Choosing War or Peace: How Your Relationship May Benefit From Couples Counseling We all get stuck in negative communication patterns. If we perceive someone as attacking us, being negative or not being there for us, we get hurt and afraid….

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