How to Deal with an Angry Kid in a Gentle Way

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Having an angry kid can be quite exhausting to deal with. While working on my Master’s degree in Child Development, and for my undergrad thesis, I studied child temperament. Kids are all different. Some are easygoing and carefree, while others have a more difficult time with transitions, regulating emotions and handling big feelings. If you […]

6 Essential Oil Blends for Peace and Calm

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This rollercoaster of life sure keeps me on my toes, Whew! Life gets busy; we’re running from one place to the next, have tons of responsibility and often things get thrown at us last minute. We’re flexible; we can handle it, right? Even the best of us need downtime on occasion. Everyone deserves a space they can […]

How to Help an Angry Child Calm Down PLUS 8 Calming Tools to do ANYWHERE

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Regulating emotions can be difficult for any child, those with more of a natural inclination to anger can have an especially difficult time. It is our job as parents to find ways to not only help them calm down when becoming upset, but to help them learn to calm down anywhere and in any given situation. […]

Setting Up a Calm Down Corner for Kids: A Time-Out Alternative

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This article has been updated since it was originally published in July, 2014. This post contains affiliate links, for purchases made within it, this blog receives a small commission. I have a spirited kid. From the moment he was small, I scoured the internet to find some of the best resources for gently parenting him, […]