big emotions

Little People … Big Feelings: Helping Our Kids Manage Back to School Anxieties

Jenny Arndt Family, Kids

Over the past two weeks worlds have shifted as many of us embarked on the adventure of a new school year. This is a tricky transition for all involved; parents, teachers and of course the kids. It has been challenging for everyone. If you are feeling emotional and a bit off-center – you are not alone. Everything is suddenly different …

Jenny ArndtLittle People … Big Feelings: Helping Our Kids Manage Back to School Anxieties
apple tree

Teaching Anger = Teaching Love

Jenny Arndt Family, Kids

It is easy to teach love.  For me to teach love to my children, it is easy.  Compassion, empathy, kindness… these seem like basic and simple to explain and experience.  To teach anger, on the other hand, is a bit more complicated.  Do we want to teach our children to be angry?  It is becoming essential in our house these …

Jenny ArndtTeaching Anger = Teaching Love