Kary Valdes LCSW

Parent Talk with Kary


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Parent Talk with Kary is a casual conversation about everyday questions and concerns that parents have. It's for parents who want to raise their children to be respectful, responsible, and a joy to be around.

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I am going to address what Mindfulness is, the benefits to children and families, and how to teach children to be mindful. Mindfulness is also called awareness, being present, being in the now, or being grateful. It's about self regulation and... more

Almost everyone is back into the swing of school so let's talk a bit about what may be happening with some of you children and how to respond to things. I will address the ever stressful bullying, homework, routines, peers and... more

Talking to your Children about SEX! Don't be afraid! I will help you to feel relaxed and more confident when talking to your children about their bodies and sex. I will share what to say to a boy and a girl, when to share it, how to share it and why... more

If you are a parent you will experience issues with other parents and their children at some point. I will address how to handle the parents and their children when things are not going well and the kids are not getting along, etc. I will give some... more

I will help you understand the cognitive development of your child and the behaviors that you can expect for children that are newborn to 5 years old. I will give you tools to respond to these behaviors so that you and your children feel... more

The dreaded teen years. They don't have to be that bad. How to keep the peace and maintain reasonable amounts of control in your family.

I will teach simple techniques to keep our children talking to us as well as maintaining a mutually respectful relationship for a lifetime.

Special guest Izzy Kalman. This is a very powerful show!! Parents need to hear this! We will address bullying and how to handle bullying behaviors at school and home. We will also share the solution the bullying, it's shocking!

I will give you ideas and tips about how to make the transition back to school go more smoothly than in the past. I will help you assess and prepare for problems and educate you about how to respond when issues do occur.

I am going to share the importance of children seeing the world realistically so that they have the tools to cope with life. I will teach you about stress and ways to help yourself and your children handle stress.