5 Tips for Helping Your Children Choose (and keep) Good Friends
Friendships can be difficult, even for adults and for children, it can be difficult to navigate friendships that can sometimes seem ever changing and evolving due to moves, changing activities, changing schools, and sometimes just friendship “break-ups”.
5 Tips to Surviving Disney (and other busy amusement/theme parks)
Theme parks can be so much fun and the anticipation of these holidays is part of the fun and excitement. You've planned, spent a great deal of time and money to make it happen, and the time has finally come...
We just came back from a trip to Orlando Florida, where we visited SeaWorld and DisneyWorld. Going to amusement parks can be among the best experiences and can create amazing family memories. However, there can also be the “dark side” of amusement parks which includes: long line-ups (for the bathroom (especially the women’s bathroom), for food, for rides, for shows, for asking a question, to get your bags through security, sometimes just trying to get to another part of the park, to get into the park, to get out of the park…). And just crowds in general…
Strategies to have the best day
TEACHING CHILDREN ABOUT LOVE
In the month of February, we see the word ”Love” all around us. Love is a word that can mean so many different things to different people. As adults, we can throw out the word ‘love’ in so many different situations, that it can be confusing to children to understand what love really means. We love our spouse/partner, our friend, our pet, our job, our morning coffee etc. As parents, we want to be able to explain to our children...
Tanya is the Founder of Tanya Hansen Therapy, and is a regular contributor to various online and print media outlets as an authority on personal and relationship counselling.