Why Are Hobbies Important for a Child’s Mental Health and Development?

When considering hobbies and extracurricular activities for kids, we might not think about the skills kids can gain beyond the obvious. While activities or hobbies can benefit kids directly, like learning a skill that can help them in a career or getting exercise, kids can gain much from indirect skills. Things like learning to follow […]


What is Meant by “Little ‘t’ and Big ‘T’ Trauma”?

Trauma can be a common cause of underlying issues, such as addiction, depression, self-esteem issues, anxiety, or other mental health disorders. Trauma is treatable, and kids dealing with trauma can learn healthy means of coping to heal and move forward. Depending upon how trauma affects a person, treatment can look different from one child to another. […]