Yearly Archives: 2019

11 Oct

How Can You Tell If Your Child Is Being Bullied? Here Are Some Things to Look For…And What to Do If They Are

Is My Child Being Bullied? It’s one question every parent dreads; is their child is being bullied at school?  Bullying is a serious issue that affects children of all ages. Sometimes it may not be obvious that your child is being bullied and if they are, they may not be ready to tell you about it. That’s OK. Here are a few things you can look for that may indicate your child is being bullied along. And what to do if they...

01 Oct

National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month Nearly one out of every five students report being bullied. Will you be prepared if your child tells you they’ve been bullied?                 Bullying is a growing concern for children and parents everywhere. Bullying is prevalent from your child’s preschool playground to their high school locker room. Natural Strength Parenting™ can provide you with tools to build your child’s resilience and help your family deal with...

13 Sep

Support Your Child’s Self-Confidence, Boost Their Resilience, and Promote Their Well Being Using This Parenting Road Map

  Support Your Child’s Self-Confidence, Boost Their Resilience, and Promote Their Well Being Using This Parenting Road Map The Power of Three Support Your Child’s Self-Confidence You can support your child’s self-confidence by letting them know they are loved unconditionally each and every day. Point out and affirm their unique, individual strengths and celebrate their successes. Actively listen to what they have to say and be empathetic and open to their feelings. Here are 3 ways to support your child’s self-confidence: Take the VIA...

12 Sep

Beech Acres Parenting Center Kinship Connections In The Spotlight

Earlier this week, representatives from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) visited Beech Acres Parenting Center to explore and better understand the successes of our Kinship Connections program. Kinship Connections Kinship Connections at Beech Acres Parenting Center was established to address the growing needs of grandparents and other relatives who find themselves caring for a loved one’s child unexpectedly due to unforeseen or unfortunate circumstances. In Ohio, over 200,000 children are being cared for in homes primarily by their grandparents or another relative....

05 Sep

How To Talk To Your Kids About Mental Health; A Complete Guide For Parents

How To Talk To Your Kids About Mental Health 1 in 5 children lives with a serious, diagnosable mental illness. 1 in 5. Think about your child’s friends, their class, their school. That’s a lot of kids. It’s never been more important to be able to speak openly and honestly about mental health with your children. Fortunately, today’s parents are more open to discussing these important issues that previous generations. So, you’re open to discussing mental health with your child,...

04 Sep

How To Talk To Your Kids About Mental Health; Speaking To Your High Schooler

How To Talk To Your Kids About Mental Health 1 in 5 children lives with a serious, diagnosable mental illness. 1 in 5. Think about your child’s friends, their class, their school. That’s a lot of kids. It’s never been more important to be able to speak openly and honestly about mental health with your children. Fortunately, today’s parents are more open to discussing these important issues that previous generations. So, you’re open to discussing mental health with your child,...

03 Sep

How To Talk To Your Kids About Mental Health; Tips For Speaking With Your Child In Elementary School

How To Talk To Your Kids About Mental Health 1 in 5 children lives with a serious, diagnosable mental illness. 1 in 5. Think about your child’s friends, their class, their school. That’s a lot of kids. It’s never been more important to be able to speak openly and honestly about mental health with your children. Fortunately, today’s parents are more open to discussing these important issues that previous generations. So, you’re open to discussing mental health with your child,...

30 Aug

How To Talk To Your Kids About Mental Health; Tips For Talking To Your Preschooler

How To Talk To Your Kids About Mental Health 1 in 5 children lives with a serious, diagnosable mental illness. 1 in 5. Think about your child’s friends, their class, their school. That’s a lot of kids. It’s never been more important to be able to speak openly and honestly about mental health with your children. Fortunately, today’s parents are more open to discussing these important issues that previous generations. So, you’re open to discussing mental health with your child,...

12 Aug

Stuck In The Middle; Parenting Tips for Raising Your Middle Child

“I’m losing my mind just a little So why don’t you just meet me in the middle?” Maren Morris, “The Middle” We’re not sure if Maren Morris is a middle child or not, but for middle children everywhere just hearing the word “middle” can cause you to shudder. You probably heard the hit song “The Middle” more often than a middle child heard themselves called by their proper names during the course of their entire childhood. Being called by...

12 Aug

The Time To Act For Children Is Now

For generations, fire drills and tornado drills were a common activity for schoolchildren, a brief reprieve from the daily routine, and an opportunity to remind them what to do in case a natural or unexpected disaster hit their school. For a new generation of children, another type of drill – the active shooter drill – has become just as commonplace. Recent mass shootings in California, Texas and right here in Dayton have shocked those communities and the entire country. The impact...