Rye Youth Council strengthens families by educating parents and caregivers on issues affecting today's youth, and providing strategies to enhance connections with young people. Our programs address ways to identify and resolve common parenting challenges, and our approach is always through a lens of social and emotional learning.
Events in recent months have changed our day-to-day lives in many ways that present challenges for families with children of all ages. The Challenging in Parenting Times series is designed to provide information, strategies and resources for parents as we navigate these unprecedented times, and work together to protect the mental, emotional, and behavioral health of youth in our community.
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We are navigating a new normal, in which we grieve what we have lost while experiencing anxiety about what is coming.
Even so, this time can be a gift, if we can be open to receiving it
When we devote time to self-improvement, we are actually giving ourselves a gift. The point is not to be perfect, or to overachieve, or to exhaust oneself. These sorts of personal projects have two benefits. . .
Although disagreements are inevitable, resulting arguments might be preventable if we can handle the disagreement in a constructive way.