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Parenting & Counseling Favorites

Explore top resources and products inspired by my own home and former school counseling office to help your child thrive socially & emotionally!

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Calming & Sensory Toys

Rather than telling your child to “take deep breaths,” show them how! Inhale as the ball expands, exhale as it contracts.

A great first coping skill!  These push pop fidgets provide an amazing calming effect.  My son loves this version with the alphabet on it!

By far the #1 tool in my old counseling office.  This kit comes ready to go and helps kids get calm and ready to problem-solve through play.

There is something so satisfying about these stretchy, silly bands.  Kids of all ages (3+) love this fidget tool!

These liquid bubblers help kiddos in many ways!  They can be used as sensory/ calming tools as well as timers for smooth daily transitions.

The most ideal fidget tool I’ve seen for on the go!  It easily fits in a child’s pocket and can provide a healthy outlet for worry or stress during the day.

Positive Parenting Tools

Already completed my 30-Day Challenge and want to continue your daily dose of positive parenting inspiration? I’m always finding fresh ideas to try with these tool cards!

I’m such a fan of Keri Powers’ social skills activity book, you’ll find my endorsement on the back cover!  Connect with your child while building their emotional intelligence and empathy.

Spark daily positive conversations and connect with your elementary-aged child with this TableTopics set.  Perfect for family dinners, planned special time, or on the go.

My preschooler and I love starting the day with our calendar routine.  I love this one because it reminds us to do a daily check-in on how he’s feeling.

The positive discipline model encourages visual daily *routines* over reward charts for young kids.  This one is my favorite because there are SO many choices!

Parenting with empathy becomes much easier when we understand the “why” behind the behavior.  A must-read for parents of young kids!