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How Can I Stop Being SAD in the Winter?

How Can I Stop Being SAD in the Winter?

Here at Piper+Enza, we want to make sure kids and their families have all the resources they need for a better physical and mental health journey. In the fall and winter seasons, with their colder, shorter days, many adults (and some kids) experience seasonal mood changes. So we asked our experts, including child psychologist Dr. Mary Goodarzi and herbalist and educator Giselle Baumet, to help us answer the question: How can I stop being SAD in the winter?

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How to Talk to Kids About Death

How to Talk to Kids About Death

Have you ever wondered about how the passing of a loved one would affect your child, and how you might support them—especially if you are grieving yourself? As El Día de los Muertos approaches, this topic has been on our minds, so we asked our friend, positive parenting educator (and multi-hyphenate) Giselle Baumet to give us some sage advice on how to talk to kids about death.

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I Stopped Teaching My Kids to be “Brave”

I Stopped Teaching My Kids to be “Brave”

So many parents of young kids today were taught to handle fear, sadness, or adversity by being tough and holding back emotions. Our founder Rita Ho-Bezzola talks about why she stopped teaching her kids to be “brave” and her approach to supporting these feelings in a more constructive way.  

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Covid Vaccine Prep for Kids Under 5

Covid Vaccine Prep for Kids Under 5

Certified Child Life Specialist, Child Life on Call founder, and expert Piper + Enza contributor Katie Taylor shares her “Covid vaccine prep for kids under 5” tips to help families with little ones be prepared for vaccination day.

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Raising LGBTQ+ inclusive kids

Raising LGBTQ+ inclusive kids

In pursuit of a kinder, more accepting society, it is absolutely critical to raise children who inclusive of those around them. In this post, positive parenting educator and Certified Life Coach Giselle Baumet discusses how we can raise a generation of LGBTQ+ inclusive kids who understand, embrace, and affirm this community.

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