Self Harm Awareness

March 1st is Self Harm Awareness Day. Did you know that suicidal ideation and attempts are much higher in individuals who self-harm? Did you know that the average age people begin to self-harm is 13? Did you know that girls are more likely to self-harm? (Gilles et...

International Boost Self-Esteem Month

  February is International Boost Self-Esteem Month. In the midst of pandemics, politics, and personal woes, your self-esteem may not be where you want it to be...That’s why we’re here to answer some important questions about self-esteem. Keep reading to learn what...

SMART New Year’s Resolutions

  It’s that time of year again… we sit around the table, eat delicious food, and share our New Year’s resolutions. The New Year is a time of new beginnings, fresh starts, and life changes. But how many of you find yourselves falling into the same habits after just a...

Stress-Free Family Holidays

   We all love that time of year filled with family gatherings, bright lights, and hot chocolate. We look forward to decorating the Christmas tree, baking cookies, and giving gifts. The holiday season is a time of joy, laughter, and cheer. Unfortunately...it can also...

National Parental Involvement Day

November 19th is National Parental Involvement Day. On this day we recognize the importance of parental contribution in every child's learning. We express gratitude for all of the effort and sacrifice made by parents to be actively involved in the education of their...

Mental Illness Awareness Week

COVID-19 has taken an enormous toll on the mental health of individuals across the nation. People have lost their loved ones, struggled with layoffs and unemployment, fought with loneliness, and battled the emotional and physical effects of the virus itself.  CDC...

Suicide Prevention

On September 10th we celebrate World Suicide Prevention Day organized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. In 2018, there were approximately 1.4 million suicide attempts and 48,344...

Emotional Support Animals

  August 26th is National Dog Day! At Early Life Child Psychology and Education Center this is a day to celebrate our furry friends Max and Betty. Max is our veteran Emotional Support Animal and Betty is our ESA in training.  An Emotional Support Animal is a pet...

Newsletter February 2020

Self-love and Compassion Focus on mental health Self-esteem is one of the most important traits you can build as a child. Professor Baumeister of Florida State University, believes that the self-esteem we build in childhood serves as a baseline for our potential for...

Newsletter January 2020

FOCUS ON MENTAL HEALTH – SETTING GOALS By the time January comes around, people start to think about the resolutions they’ve made last year. As we remind ourselves of the commitment we swore not to give up this time, it can be overwhelming if we’ve only made it to...