Why Kids Build Cubbies & Forts

blog post on why kids build cubbies & forts

Why do kids love building forts/cubby houses, especially in these COVID times? Kids playing in cubby houses and forts is a way of them helping to make sense of so many changes. The construction side of building is helping them to use their muscles and to gain an internal sense of building their own control

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How to Spot Trichotillomania in the Classroom

How to Spot Trichotillomania in the Classroom LS4K

  Trichotillomania has always been a secretive thing, leading health professionals to believe for many years that it was extremely rare. But in recent years, researchers have discovered that it’s actually a common problem that affects up to 2% of the population(1). Children and young people are no exception; trichotillomania commonly begins between the ages

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Eat Well When You’re Anxious

Eat Well When You're Anxious LS4K

  If you have  had a bad start  to your day or things have gone wrong during the week, you may be familiar with the symptoms of anxiety creeping up on you. You might feel tight in the chest or experience a panicky feeling. Or you might feel scared, tense or irritated; anxiety manifests itself in lots

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