What is child-led play? Child-led play is letting the child lead in THEIR play. Simple question, simple answer, not so simple to do. Child-led play gives you the chance as a parent to connect with your child in a way that puts them in charge and let’s them express their own ideas. If we thinkContinue reading “5 Benefits of Child-led Play”
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Family Games that Teach Feelings
Simple, social-emotional games to play with the all ages! In this time of uncertainty and social distancing, I wanted to throw out some fun and simple games for parents to play with their children to support exploring some of the BIG feelings that they may be experiencing right now. 1. Catch-A-Feeling : Write different feelingsContinue reading “Family Games that Teach Feelings”
Hey, Huron Community– What is Play Therapy?
Play is a developmentally appropriate way for children to express their thoughts and feelings. Just as adults use words to communicate, children use play as a way to give insight into what they might be experiencing. We cannot expect that children have the emotional vocabulary to tell us when something is bothering them. Instead, weContinue reading “Hey, Huron Community– What is Play Therapy?”
Hey, Huron Community–What is Counseling?
Hey Huron Community– What is Counseling? To several adults, the word “counseling” is intimidating. You may believe that asking for help, especially from a mental health professional, confirms the subconscious thought that asking for help is weak. The purpose of this article is to familiarize you with some of the unknowns of counseling. I hopeContinue reading “Hey, Huron Community–What is Counseling?”