Midweek Check-In: Be Kind to Your Mind- Finding Routine

Midweek Check-In: Be Kind to Your Mind- Finding Routine

Emily Stone, LICSW, social worker and Senior Clinical Strategist at Mightier Whenever a new year begins, we tend to gravitate towards new goals. Whether your goal is more movement throughout the day, extra time together as a family during the weeknights, or practicing...

7 Fun Problem Solving Activities for Kids To Support Their Growth

Life presents an infinite series of choices and being able to make one that feels like the right choice based on the information that you have available is an essential component to a life well-lived. Each day presents a myriad of opportunities; from the seemingly...

How To Deal With ADHD Tantrums & Meltdowns

Parenting is a lot like a long-distance road trip: there will be scenic highlights, long stretches that go by in a blur, and a few panicked “Are we lost?” moments along the way.  Parenting a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is like...

7 Effective Anger Management Activities For Kids

Helping kids understand their emotions is the first step in effectively navigating more challenging experiences, such as anger. This takes practice! No marathon runner built the stamina for 26 miles overnight. And just like physical health, you have to intentionally...

Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT): Is it Right for You?

According to Child-Parent Relationship (CPRT): An Evidence-based 10-session Filial Therapy Model, by Landreth and Bratton, CPRT is a type of play therapy designed to improve the mental health of families by teaching parents to become therapeutic agents for their...

Impulse Control Games & Activities for Kids

Impulse control can be something that people struggle with from that early childhood, well into adulthood. Who hasn’t had daydreams about walking out of work in the middle of the day or opting out of a traffic jam with some impromptu off-roading? With age and...

The Best Toys for Kids With ADHD

The best toys for kids with ADHD inspire curiosity, stimulate imagination, offer new experiences, help kids develop life skills, and, most importantly, are just plain fun.  Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) struggle with symptoms that can...

The Different Types of Child Therapy – From Play to Behavioral

When emotional and behavioral issues are affecting a child’s ability to function in their daily lives, therapy can provide a route to wellness. Depending on the needs of your child and family, certain types of therapy might work better than others. Read on to learn...
Midweek Check-In: Reflecting on 2020 with Strength

Midweek Check-In: Reflecting on 2020 with Strength

Emily Stone, LICSW, social worker and Senior Clinical Strategist at Mightier   Reflecting on 2020 and all that has happened feels like a daunting task.   While most years, everyone spends the final days leading up to a new year reflecting on the past year...