Is it Time to Ditch the Babysitter? 

Signs your Child is Ready toStay Home Alone From the moment you have kids, a simple social engagement becomes more complicated: “Can I take my kids with me?”“If not, who’s available to watch them?”“Can I afford the added expense of babysitting?”“Are they somebody I trust?” These questions become common vernacular for parents until one day, […]


Parenting Tips for Protecting your Child in the Age of Online In today’s digital age, children are increasingly exposed to the online world, which unfortunately includes the risk of cyberbullying. With constant access to each other’s online lives through social media and the safety of being able to speak behind a screen, bullying is an […]

My Child is Bullying Others

Parenting tips for Responding to Your Child’s Behavior Bullying is a serious issue that affects many children, and as parents, it’s important to address this behavior and help your children grow into kind, empathetic individuals. Discovering that your child is bullying others can be shocking and concerning, but it’s essential to take immediate action to […]

Family Life after Covid-19:

Parenting Tips for Building Resilience in your Children Post-Pandemic The Covid-19 pandemic has undoubtedly brought unprecedented challenges and disruptions to our lives. As a parent, you have likely seen the effects of virtual learning, quarantine and social isolation on your children, in many cases affecting their developmental growth. As we gradually emerge from this difficult […]

What is EFFT?

Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) and how it can support your family At Decade2Connect, we lead our families towards connection through a form of therapy known as Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT). We have seen this approach not only bring healing to the child but the family unit as a whole. So what is EFFT? […]

Parenting Tips: Asking about the School Day.

I’m sure you’ve heard this one one too many times. In your efforts to ask about your child’s day, the most common response is a one word answer; sometimes getting a single word out of them is a win! Yet, as a parent, every moment matters. From the 5 minute school drop off to the […]

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