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Would Learning an Instrument Help or Add to My Child’s Anxiety?
Studies show that playing a musical instrument can enhance several functions of a young person’s brain, including long-term memory, reaction... READ MORE
How to Teach Your Kids Positive Self-Talk
Anxious children and teens tend to see the world as a more hostile place than other kids do. They also... READ MORE
5 Breathing Exercises for Anxiety Relief
Your child comes to you saying their heart is pounding. Their breath is quick and shallow, and they can feel... READ MORE
How Spending Time in Nature Offers Natural Anxiety Relief
For those who struggle with anxiety — around 18 percent of the U.S. population — spending time in nature can offer scientifically... READ MORE
5 Great Vacation Ideas with Kids with Anxiety
We hear you — few things sound less relaxing or restorative than a vacation with the whole family. For kids with... READ MORE
What to Do if Your Child Is Hanging with the Wrong Crowd
Have you noticed troubling changes in your child or teen? Negative behaviors can crop up after a change in schools,... READ MORE
How to Talk to Teens About Sex and Romance
As your child grows through the teenage years, they will find themselves romantically attracted to a special someone. From the... READ MORE
Tips on Conducting Conflict Resolution for Kids
As much as we’d like to avoid it, conflict is a normal part of childhood, especially between siblings and among... READ MORE
6 Herbal Remedies for Anxiety in Children
Tantrums. Meltdowns. Agitation. Crying. Behaviors that on the surface may make it seem as if your child just isn't listening... READ MORE
Caring for Yourself, So Your Anxiety Doesn't Become Theirs
I remember it well — the day I came within inches of a total nervous breakdown. It was a gloomy,... READ MORE
6 New Year's Resolutions for Kids
New Year’s is the ideal time to teach kids about the value of goal setting and intentional habits. Experts say... READ MORE
6 Yoga Poses Kids Can Do for Better Sleep
Yoga before bedtime works like a miracle. Your kids can do yoga for better sleep, but some poses may energize... READ MORE
The Dark Side of Sleep Deprivation in Teens and Children
Imagine waking up with the sun, going to school, participating in extracurricular activities, doing at least 45 minutes of homework, squeezing in... READ MORE
The Benefits of Active Listening Exercises for Kids
Does the old saying “it went in one ear and out the other” apply to your child’s ability to hear... READ MORE
4 Ways to Promote Mindfulness in Teens
Whether balancing schoolwork or chores, a first job or bullying by peers, the life of a teenager is stressful. Promoting mindfulness for... READ MORE
7 DIY Projects for Teens With Anxiety
Your teen may have long forgotten the joy of coloring, getting messy with paints or passing the time with any... READ MORE
Are Genetics to Blame for My Child’s Anxiety?
A young mother is sitting in my office, tearfully wondering aloud, “Is it my fault that my daughter worries so... READ MORE
Tips for Talking to Children About Death
Has a beloved pet just passed away? Is an elderly relative nearing the end of his or her life? Or... READ MORE
5 Fun Workouts for Kids with Anxiety and Attention Disorders
Exercise gives kids a creative outlet for turning excess energy into adventurous action. They can move, shake and run in... READ MORE
Effects of Videogames on the Brain & Child Development
Playing video games can affect child and teen development both positively and negatively. Video games can help children develop problem-solving... READ MORE
Tips for Helping Teens With Anxiety
You probably remember what it was like to be a teenager: exhausted by schoolwork or extracurricular activities, overwhelmed by peer... READ MORE

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