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Use a comedy writing tool to up your humor game.
All ages tips for navigating relationships to our screens.
Some ideas for addressing the nose pickers in your family.
5 tips from improv pros!
Excellent checklist for parents to de-pressure home life.
Sharing is hard. And hard to teach with patience. Here are three playful ideas for lightening up the mood around sharing.
Even though I'm weird and REALLY, REALLY important, most people are actually paying closer attention to themselves. Just like I am.
Sometimes I over-parent. But I also strive to put myself out of a job.
Planting seeds of embracing failure with a playful spirit - in ourselves and our children - is the most we can ask of ourselves.
Growth mindset is a buzzword we hear as parents. But what it means, precisely, and how to cultivate it is a bit hazy.
I more easily find the humor and lightness in life when I remember that I can die any time.
You are a key player in your child's life.
When I gray my thoughts, I can view my mind as a tool rather than a toy.
Specific ways to handle your most emotionally charged moments. Play included.
Making meals more playful, even when you're in a hurry.
Video tip of a playful way to get out the door in the morning
Going back to school can be both exciting and hard. Have realistic expectations for your children and yourself. A wide range of skills can be explored and practiced!
One component of an authentic apology is feeling empathy for the injured party. If we want to teach our kids how to have true empathy - understanding from another person's perspective - we need to model it ourselves.
Four interactive, play-inspiring projects to grow kindness. A guest post from Doing Good Together's Sarah Aadland. Improv Parenting is a huge fan of DGT's mission to make volunteering and service easy and accessible for families.
Play your way into mindfulness.
If you're stuck in your serious place, we can help!
Want a playful, creative tool for avoiding fights with your kids? Try instant replay, a way for you - and your child - to give feedback without shame or punishment.
For fending off aggressive, tension-filled moments. With one quick, refreshing spritz go from FIGHT to PLAY. An essential tool in your playful parenting tool kit. By Improv Parenting.
Follow along a preschool play day to learn what dinosaurs have to do with empathy and setting boundaries.
We believe in the power of play in every educational context. Read on for more information about early sports experiences and how play can be at the core of the experience.