If we want to see optimism, positivity, joy, and healing in children, it begins with caregivers embodying these characteristics first. Steve Gross addresses the role of caregivers as healing agent’s in a child’s life; impact of enduring stress; and how to ensure caregivers stay positive in the midst of challenges.
To build and sustain an O’Playsis is to provide a kid with a safe environment where they can grow, develop, and be joyous. One must ensure a child is respected in this environment, because children who’ve experienced trauma often feel ignored and displaced. An O’Playsis is a way to bring rules and order in a caring way, which allows the kid to express themselves and open up.