Make stress balls out of balloons and either rice, flour, or beans! Take a balloon and stretch it out a little. Then fill it with rice, flour, or beans.( You can use a funnel.) You can decorate them in a million different ways. Lots of fun!
Teens Reap What Their Parents Sow >> "But what if it’s the conventional wisdom surrounding raising children that is specifically setting teens up for this additional turmoil beyond the physical and emotional changes that adolescence brings? What if we take a different tack? What if parents work to support rather than control their teens? What if we don’t try to keep them away from adult society as long as possible?
I am not a huggy-touchy kind of person but it doesn’t mean that I don’t feel affection for my children, friends and family. On the contrary, the depth of my love is monumental so I find ways to show it through my actions and creativity. Words alone are not enough so I’m always looking for …
Don't talk to me about Snape being a tragic character. Sure he had a hard childhood and adolescence, but he grew up to be a mean-spirited bully, who picked on people weaker than himself for fun, even when he knows from firsthand experience what that's like.
Using a Jacob's Ladder to talk about positive and negative self-talk; social skills or to process interactions with others (mean and kind behaviors). Feel free to comment with your ideas of how to use a Jacob's Ladder in therapy session!