Category: Parenting

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Growth Mindset in Early Adolescence

Growth Mindset in Early Adolescence by Dr. Munn Saechao, Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color and Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA. It’s incredible to me how we as human beings are able to influence each other. Particularly if you’re a parent, you have significant influence over your child’s mindset. When children enter into early adolescence, academics become more challenging, they … Read More Growth Mindset in Early Adolescence

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How to promote a growth mindset in children and adolescents

How to promote a growth mindset in children and adolescents by Dr. Munn Saechao, Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color and Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA. There is power in our words. Our words can be both destructive and healing. It’s important that we be thoughtful about how we speak to our children and adolescents. Can you recall a time … Read More How to promote a growth mindset in children and adolescents

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Growth mindset in children and adolescents

Growth mindset in children and adolescents by Dr. Munn Saechao, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA and Online Parent & Life Coach.  Carol Dweck, PhD talks about the importance of developing a growth mindset in children and adolescents. You can cultivate your child’s self-esteem, resilience, and confidence by thoughtfully considering how you praise your child and how you … Read More Growth mindset in children and adolescents

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Affirmation, we all need it, especially children and adolescents

Affirmation, we all need it, especially children and adolescents by Dr. Munn Saechao, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA and Online Parent & Life Coach. Words of affirmation are often underemphasized. Your words have reverberating effects on your children. Let them know why they matter to you. Their personalities are growing and they need affirming words, words of … Read More Affirmation, we all need it, especially children and adolescents

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Parenting is Hard

Parenting is hard by Dr. Munn Saechao, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA and Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color Parenting is hard, probably one of the hardest things in life if not the most challenging thing. However it’s also incredibly rewarding and one of the best gifts in life (children) if not the best gift. Instead of being self-critical at … Read More Parenting is Hard

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Healthy Self-Esteem Development in Children and Adolescents

Healthy self-esteem development in children and adolescents by Dr. Munn Saechao, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA and Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color Dear parents, no matter how much your child or teen is interested in their peers, they still need your unconditional attention and the experience of being heard by you. Taking the time to check in with them … Read More Healthy Self-Esteem Development in Children and Adolescents

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The Demands of Modern Parenting

The demands of modern parenting by Dr. Munn Saechao, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA and Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color The demands of modern parenting are vast and great. Attending to one task is nearly impossible. When one has to work, take care of the home, and raise children, caring for oneself such as getting 7 hours of sleep … Read More The Demands of Modern Parenting

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The Modern Woman

The Modern Woman by Dr. Munn Saechao, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Child & Adolescent Psychologist & Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA; Online Parent Coach & Life Coach. I’m always on the go, from one thing to the next. Yesterday I misplaced really important documents; over the weekend I lost my really cool sun glasses. When I start losing things this is an indicator that … Read More The Modern Woman

The Value of Affirming Children and Adolescents

The Value of Affirming Children and Adolescents by Dr. Munn, online psychotherapist for professional women of color and child and adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA Hi parents, today I want to talk about the value of affirming your child. In a previous video I talked about negativity bias, which is the notion that we as human beings automatically and unconsciously bias negative experiences … Read More The Value of Affirming Children and Adolescents

How to Increase Compliance in Children and Adolescents, II

How to Increase Compliance in Children and Adolescents, II by Dr. Munn, online psychotherapist for professional women of color and child and adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA Today I want to talk about how to increase compliance in children. I did talk about this previously but I would like to go deeper on this topic. I have found in my work as a … Read More How to Increase Compliance in Children and Adolescents, II

How to Increase Compliance in Children and Adolescents, I

How to Increase Compliance in Children and Adolescents, I by Dr. Munn, online psychotherapist for professional women of color and child and adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA Hi there, I’m Dr. Munn. I’m going to share one tip on how to increase compliance in your child. This technique is not a one size fit all formula because every child and parent has unique … Read More How to Increase Compliance in Children and Adolescents, I

Establishing Healthy Boundaries for Children and Adolescents

Establishing Healthy Boundaries for Children and Adolescents by Dr. Munn, online psychotherapist for professional women of color and child and adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA Hi parents, this is Dr. Munn. I want to talk about what healthy boundaries are and why they’re important. Healthy boundaries are parameters and structures that are set in place to allow for your children to feel a … Read More Establishing Healthy Boundaries for Children and Adolescents