Category: Parents

Category: Parents

Strength Spotting Certificate
Strength Spotting Certificate

Everyone has their own individual unique strengths inside them (24 to be exact!). While you may be home with your […]

COVID-19 Family Action Plan
COVID-19 Family Action Plan

Make a COVID-19 Family Action Plan During this unprecedented time of uncertainty during the coronavirus/COVID-19 public health crisis, you may […]

Getting Started With Natural Strength Parenting™
Getting Started With Natural Strength Parenting™

Getting Started With Natural Strength Parenting “I just can’t do this,” your child sighs in frustration after working on one […]

Reassuring Your Children About The Coronavirus. Tips from Dr. Christopher Bolling
Reassuring Your Children About The Coronavirus. Tips from Dr. Christopher Bolling

Reassuring Your Children About The Coronavirus. Tips from Dr. Christopher Bolling Reassuring your kids during times of uncertainty is very […]

Helping Your Children Cope With Divorce: Tips For Co-Parenting
Helping Your Children Cope With Divorce: Tips For Co-Parenting

Helping Your Children Cope With Divorce Once your divorce is finalized, it is critical to be on the same page […]

Helping Your Children Cope With Divorce: Telling Your Kids
Helping Your Children Cope With Divorce: Telling Your Kids

Helping Your Children Cope With Divorce The decision to divorce usually is achieved after intentional thought and careful consideration. While […]

You Can Survive Daylight Savings Time!
You Can Survive Daylight Savings Time!

You Can Survive Daylight Savings Time! Daylight. Savings. Time. In the fall, it’s great! Fall back! An extra hour to […]

Vaping: Facts, Fiction, and Valuable Information for Parents
Vaping: Facts, Fiction, and Valuable Information for Parents

“Not my kid.” “I would know.”  “We don’t allow smoking in the house.” Not a Fad You may have thought […]

Help Your Anxious Kids Navigate Social Situations This Holiday Season
Help Your Anxious Kids Navigate Social Situations This Holiday Season

Navigating different social scenarios can be tough for kids, especially around the holidays. With all of the school pageants, family events, […]

Natural Strength Parenting Holiday Survival Guide
Natural Strength Parenting Holiday Survival Guide

Your Family Can Survive the Holidays This Year. Here’s How.  You can already feel the tensions rising at your house. Each day […]

How To Talk To Your Kids About Mental Health; Speaking To Your High Schooler
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. […]

How To Talk To Your Kids About Mental Health; Tips For Talking To Your Preschooler
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. […]

Stuck In The Middle; Parenting Tips for Raising Your Middle Child
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 […]

The Time To Act For Children Is Now
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, […]

Back To School Quick Tips!
Back To School Quick Tips!

Back to School Quick Tips Try a few of these tips at home to help your family successfully transition back […]

Tips To Help Parents Understand and Discuss Gender Issues With Their Children
Tips To Help Parents Understand and Discuss Gender Issues With Their Children

Tips To Help Parents Understand and Discuss Gender Issues With Their Children Understanding and discussing gender can be as complex […]

What Parents Need To Know About Their Child Finding Adult Content Online
What Parents Need To Know About Their Child Finding Adult Content Online

My Child Found Pornography Online! What Can I do? Pornography is easier to find than you think. That’s a scary […]

Being Intentional About Having
Being Intentional About Having “The Talk”

Being Intentional About “The Talk” Having “the talk” with your child can be a stressful mile marker on your parenting […]

Understanding Gender Roles And What Parents Can Do
Understanding Gender Roles And What Parents Can Do

Understanding Gender Roles Have you ever really considered why the toy aisles at your favorite department store are divided into […]

Parents Embracing Children’s Mental Health, Beech Acres Study Indicates

A new, national Children’s Mental Health Awareness Study from Beech Acres Parenting Center offers insights into the evolving perceptions and […]

Discussing Job Loss, Unemployment or Disruption in Employment With Your Children
Discussing Job Loss, Unemployment or Disruption in Employment With Your Children

A parent’s job loss or any significant change or disruption to your employment status can be difficult on the entire […]

Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Why not start the year by setting an intention to spot your child’s strengths? Everyone has their […]

How You Can Help Your Highly Sensitive Child Manage the Strong Personalities of Others
How You Can Help Your Highly Sensitive Child Manage the Strong Personalities of Others

By guest blogger, Sharon James, Senior Parent Educator, Beech Acres Parenting Center Playing on a team or interacting with a […]

Mentally Prepare Yourself and Your Family To Head Back To School With Natural Strength Parenting™
Mentally Prepare Yourself and Your Family To Head Back To School With Natural Strength Parenting™

Believe it or not, it’s already time to start preparing your family to head back to school. Back to school […]

How To Develop Parents Into Allies In Achieving Children's Educational Success
How To Develop Parents Into Allies In Achieving Children’s Educational Success

Reblogged from Alliance For Strong Families and Communities July 19, 2018 By Emily Scharfenberger, director of strategic partnerships, Beech Acres […]

National Parents' Day is NEXT SUNDAY!
National Parents’ Day is NEXT SUNDAY!

Parenting is challenging. Parents told us so in a recent survey. But it’s also very rewarding. They told us that […]

Monitoring Your Child's Online Activity
Monitoring Your Child’s Online Activity

It is important to monitor your children’s online activity and be prepared to talk to them about things they may […]

Messenger Kids. Is My Kid Ready For Facebook Messenger?
Messenger Kids. Is My Kid Ready For Facebook Messenger?

Late last year, Facebook, Inc. rolled out a new messaging platform aimed at children ages 4-13. Messenger Kids is available […]

Six Tips For Online Bliss
Six Tips For Online Bliss

Here are six quick tips to help you and your children get on the same page about screen time. Establish […]

Parenting In The Digital Age
Parenting In The Digital Age

Parenting in the digital age has added a significant layer of complexity to an already challenging job. With everyone’s heads […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Every day millions of people live with a mental illness. This including one in […]

How To Speak To Your Children About What They See On The News
How To Speak To Your Children About What They See On The News

Bad, scary, or negative news can be traumatic for children of all ages. “Bad” news can be anything; natural disasters, […]

Don't Miss Lea Waters: Raising Strong Children Tomorrow Night at Mayerson Academy!
Don’t Miss Lea Waters: Raising Strong Children Tomorrow Night at Mayerson Academy!

Don’t miss the first event in the Raising Positive Children: Global Author Series tomorrow night at Mayerson Academy! Mayerson Academy […]

Book Review: The Strength Switch, By Lea Waters; A Busy Mom's Perspective
Book Review: The Strength Switch, By Lea Waters; A Busy Mom’s Perspective

Guest blogger, Nikki Zellen, Director of Marketing Book Review: The Strength Switch, by Dr. Lea Waters As a busy Mom […]

Gratitude
Gratitude

A child’s gratitude naturally grows from a loving, mindful connection to their parents. When you listen and actively engage with […]

Discussing Top Parenting Concerns from the Cincinnati Parenting Survey on WVXU
Discussing Top Parenting Concerns from the Cincinnati Parenting Survey on WVXU

Today, Beech Acres Parenting Center President and CEO Jim Mason, Vice President of New Business Development Jill Huynh and School-based Services Supervisor […]

Listen Live On WVXU!
Listen Live On WVXU!

Tune in this Thursday as Jim Mason, President and CEO, Jaimi Cabrera, Director of New Business Development and, Cheryl Riley, […]

Help! My Kid is a Cyberbully!
Help! My Kid is a Cyberbully!

You’ve recently discovered inappropriate treatment directed at other children on your child’s phone. What will you say? Cyberbullying, a form of bullying […]

Listening To Your Child Is An Important Step In Addressing and Preventing Bullying
Listening To Your Child Is An Important Step In Addressing and Preventing Bullying

Listen. 28% of U.S. students in grades 6-12 experience bullying. Listening to your child is an important step in addressing […]

Partner With Your Child's Teacher and School to Address Bullying
Partner With Your Child’s Teacher and School to Address Bullying

Partnering with your child’s teacher can offer critical insight in cases of bullying. Ask their teacher How does my child […]

Listen To Your Child If They Say They Have Been Bullied
Listen To Your Child If They Say They Have Been Bullied

Although 25% of teens report being bullied, there are more that will not disclose out of fear or shame. Younger […]

Talking With Kids About News
Talking With Kids About News

Our hearts are broken for the people of Las Vegas after last night’s incident. This tragedy, coupled with several recent […]