Talking to your kids about “MOMO”: Navigating the Scary Online World

What it is. MOMO is a character of Japanese origin (also called “mother bird”) with bug eyes, slits for a nose, and a mouth shaped somewhat beak-like. The overall effect of the character is creepy and disturbing. It has been used in Memes and on various media platforms with sexual, violent, and self-harming connotations. From this has risen reports… Read More Talking to your kids about “MOMO”: Navigating the Scary Online World

Play Therapy – What is it?

So what exactly is play therapy? How is a child sitting with a trained therapist and engaging in play a helpful resource? Landreth and Bratton summarize it well: “Because children’s language development lags behind their cognitive development, they communicate their awareness of what is happening in their world through their play. In play therapy toys are viewed… Read More Play Therapy – What is it?