The words we speak count! Building resilience starts with the dialogue we have with ourselves and our kids.
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8 Tips to Master Active Listening
Trauma-informed conversations start with active listening! Here are eight tips to help you master the art of supportive communications.
14 Quotes on Parenting When Triggered
Parenting, when triggered, is hard! Here are fourteen quotes illustrating how to slow down and respond with love.
How to Recognize Trauma Triggers in Kids & Respond
Buff up your gentle parenting skills! Learn more about trauma triggers and how to respond in love during challenging moments with kids.
Pride Month: Trauma-Informed Service Starts with Openness & Understanding
June is Pride Month and a time to spread awareness! Here are five ways that mental health providers can support LGBTQIA+ youth.
5 Tips for Parenting Kids with PTSD
No shortage of trauma touches the lives of our kids today. Learn more about PTSD and how to care for children experiencing it.
16 Quotes on Parenting with Empathy
A strong foundation starts with a gentle touch! Here are sixteen quotes to guide you in parenting with empathy.
15 Quotes on Communicating with Empathy
Holding space for others isn’t always straightforward. Here are fifteen quotes illustrating how to connect with empathy.
Building on the 7 Cs of Resilience to Help Kids Soar
Want to build strong kids? The 7Cs serve as the foundation for resilience, and when we leverage them in parenting, children thrive!
17 Quotes on Childhood Trauma & Healing
Childhood trauma touches many of our lives. Here are seventeen quotes that illustrate its impact and the journey to healing.
4 Tips to Help Kids Impacted by Trauma Feel Safe & Heal
Parenting kids with a trauma history isn’t always straightforward. Here are four tips to help them feel safe and heal.
4 Tips to Parent Foster Children with Trauma History
Parenting kids with trauma history isn’t always easy. Here are some tips to empower foster parents on their journey to guide future generations to come.
It’s Painful. 13 Quotes on Hurt & Healing
No one said the trek from hurt to healing is easy. Yet, many of us will confront it. Here are thirteen quotes on the journey.
Born in Trauma— June is PTSD Awareness Month
June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month and an excellent time to dive deeply into the topic.
Diving Deep— A Closer Look at Post-Pandemic Mental Health
The pandemic is winding down but left in its wake? A profound impact on our mental health.
It’s Survival. 13 Quotes on Trauma & Healing
Trauma is common. To spread awareness, here are thirteen of our best quotes on the topic.
After Trauma— How to Grow from Adversity.
Post-traumatic growth, a less talked about consequence of trauma, demonstrates that positive change can happen in the wake of challenging circumstances.
The Meaning of a Moment
What’s the value of life if not the sum of every moment lived? Learn to embrace each moment before they become memories.
I’m Tired. When Emotional Exhaustion Becomes “Normal”
If you’re feeling a sense of emotional exhaustion right now, you’re not alone. That tired feeling is an all to common experience for many of us.
What’s Right? Selflessness in a Time of Suffering
What does it mean to be selfless during a pandemic? It’s not easy, but we all have a responsibility to protect the health of those around us.
Struggling? Quotes for Those Experiencing Trauma & Grief
Are you struggling? Here are ten of our best quotes on trauma and grief.
Collective Trauma- An Unintended Consequence of the “New Normal”
We’re all experiencing trauma at the hands of this pandemic, not just from the virus itself, but also from its unintended consequences.
Trauma- Its Roots Run Deep into American Culture
The weight of childhood trauma sits heavily on our nation. Learn about it’s effects and how you can impact the future of our most vulnerable population.
Can Childhood Trauma Make You Sick?
Trauma has a huge impact on us. Learn more about this important topic and how you can make a difference in the lives of vulnerable youth.
Survey Shows Montana Families Hit Hard by Pandemic
The University of Montana recently published a survey showing the true nature of the devastation in Montana left in the wake of this pandemic.
Addiction Doc Says: It’s Not the Drugs. It’s the Adverse Childhood Experiences.
Learn more about the intimate link between trauma and ritualized compulsive comfort-seeking, aka addiction.
Grief- Is That What This Is?
If you’ve been wondering what that confusing, painful ache in your chest is, it might very well be grief. For those that are struggling, we’ve got five tips to help you move through those heavy feelings.
Betrayal. Learn the Signs of Child Sexual Abuse
In the United States, 1 in 5 children will be sexually assaulted before their eighteenth birthday. April is Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Month— the perfect time to educate yourself on this critical topic.
I’m Lost. Gentle Reminders For Those Who Are Struggling
The last eight months have been tough! So, we’ve got a few reminders for those who are struggling.
Providing Support During a Time of Uncertainty #YDIStrong
During these trying and uncertain times, anxiety, fear, stress, and worry can take over. These feelings manifest simply because of the unknown.