Keeping Our Cool With Our Kids

Practical strategies for remaining calm when our children are experiencing intense emotions

Have a plan ahead of time, one you’ve come up with when you’re calm, ready for those moments when you feel the frustration rising.

Don’t wait until you feel stressed to make time for your favourite self-care routines, make them a priority every day. You never know when life will throw you a curve-ball, so it’s wise to have some emotional resources stock-piled.

Don’t expect perfection from yourself, your partner, or your children. We’re all human, we all make mistakes every single day.

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Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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