6 May, 2016

Parenting an Anxious Child

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A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about parenting with anxiety. As Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day was recognized on May 5, I wanted to look at parenting an anxious child. My daughter is still [...]

6 Aug, 2015

5 Tips to Ease Back to School Stress

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In most stores, the beach towels and sunscreen are being replaced with backpacks and notebooks. Somehow, the first day of school is just around the corner! Many kids are energized by the possibilities of back [...]

11 Jun, 2015

It’s Summer Vacation Time!

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As Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, we gladly welcome in warmer temperatures and sunnier skies! Summer is typically filled with vacations and fun, free time and celebrations. Kids love the break from [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Helping Children and Youth Through Difficult Times

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Talk honestly about the incident and share some of your own feelings about it. Children and teens need to feel informed when they see their parents and other adults reacting to a crisis. Encourage children [...]

1 Aug, 2014

Back to School Tips

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Back to school can be a time of excitement as well as stress. Here are a few ways to start this new year off right. Wrap up the summer - Have your child help plan [...]