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Kids Using Screen Time

Brillia 5 Pillars: Controlled Screen Time

Not only does screen time take away from our personal and quality time, studies show it increases anxiety and restlessness. Studies show that too much screen time can make children...

Brillia 5 Pillars: Controlled Screen Time

Not only does screen time take away from our personal and quality time, studies show it increases anxiety and restlessness. Studies show that too much screen time can make children...

How to Help a Child Focus in the Classroom

How to Help a Child Focus in the Classroom

In order to be successful learners, children must be able to focus in class. After all, if they regularly miss the entire point of a lesson, blank out on important...

How to Help a Child Focus in the Classroom

In order to be successful learners, children must be able to focus in class. After all, if they regularly miss the entire point of a lesson, blank out on important...

Creative Child With ADHD

Harnessing the Gifts of Children with Attention Disorders

As a child, my mother would vex about how my "head was in the clouds" and how I needed to focus. In school, I used to wonder why, when the...

Harnessing the Gifts of Children with Attention Disorders

As a child, my mother would vex about how my "head was in the clouds" and how I needed to focus. In school, I used to wonder why, when the...

The Inevitable Link Between Anxiety and Divorce

The Inevitable Link Between Anxiety and Divorce

Divorce can be tough on parents, but it’s even harder on their children. There’s no question that divorce causes significant stress for kids, often leading to anxiety, depression, regression, rebellious...

The Inevitable Link Between Anxiety and Divorce

Divorce can be tough on parents, but it’s even harder on their children. There’s no question that divorce causes significant stress for kids, often leading to anxiety, depression, regression, rebellious...

How ASMR Mean Can Help with Your Child’s Anxiety & Focus

How ASMR Can Help with Your Child’s Anxiety & Focus

Your child spends countless hours watching ASMR videos on YouTube. You’ve overheard conversations with her friends about the Instagram clips showing someone squishing slime, cutting soap or quietly ripping paper...

How ASMR Can Help with Your Child’s Anxiety & Focus

Your child spends countless hours watching ASMR videos on YouTube. You’ve overheard conversations with her friends about the Instagram clips showing someone squishing slime, cutting soap or quietly ripping paper...

Should You Homeschool a Child With Anxiety?

Should You Homeschool a Child With Anxiety?

Ensuring a sound education for your child ranks up there with meeting their basic needs. You stress over their academic accomplishments and when you see their struggle your heart breaks....

Should You Homeschool a Child With Anxiety?

Ensuring a sound education for your child ranks up there with meeting their basic needs. You stress over their academic accomplishments and when you see their struggle your heart breaks....

Common Child Stress Symptoms

How to Recognize Signs of Stress & Anxiety in Children

Your day consists of bills to pay, appointments to schedule, activities to attend, and meals to plan. So, when your child mentions that they are feeling stressed, you quietly wonder...

How to Recognize Signs of Stress & Anxiety in Children

Your day consists of bills to pay, appointments to schedule, activities to attend, and meals to plan. So, when your child mentions that they are feeling stressed, you quietly wonder...

5 Ways to Sneak Water in Your Kid’s Diet - add fresh flavors

5 Ways to Sneak More Water in Your Child's Diet

Water Intake and Anxiety: Is There a Connection?While it's common knowledge that consuming water is necessary for bodies to function well, it is less known that water intake can also...

5 Ways to Sneak More Water in Your Child's Diet

Water Intake and Anxiety: Is There a Connection?While it's common knowledge that consuming water is necessary for bodies to function well, it is less known that water intake can also...

Can Kids Drink Kombucha?

Is Kombucha Safe for Kids?

What Is Kombucha?An ancient fermented beverage, kombucha has been around for centuries, if not millennia; no one seems to know its exact origins, but it's believed to have originated in...

Is Kombucha Safe for Kids?

What Is Kombucha?An ancient fermented beverage, kombucha has been around for centuries, if not millennia; no one seems to know its exact origins, but it's believed to have originated in...

Selective Mutism in Children

How to Help a Child With Selective Mutism

You hear your child talk and laugh all the time at home, but their teacher is baffled by their total silence in the classroom. Your normally chatty kid looks frozen...

How to Help a Child With Selective Mutism

You hear your child talk and laugh all the time at home, but their teacher is baffled by their total silence in the classroom. Your normally chatty kid looks frozen...

My Child Was Diagnosed With an Attention Disorder...Now What?

My Child Was Diagnosed With an Attention Disorder...Now What?

The realization that my kid had what's referred to in medical circles as an attention deficit disorder was greeted with mixed – and opposing – feelings. On the one hand,...

My Child Was Diagnosed With an Attention Disorder...Now What?

The realization that my kid had what's referred to in medical circles as an attention deficit disorder was greeted with mixed – and opposing – feelings. On the one hand,...

how to deal with dental anxiety for kids

How to Help Your Child Deal with Dental Anxiety

Nervous about dental visits? Your kid may be, too! Up to 20 percent of children experience anxiety about visits to the dentist. You know it’s important to have their teeth...

How to Help Your Child Deal with Dental Anxiety

Nervous about dental visits? Your kid may be, too! Up to 20 percent of children experience anxiety about visits to the dentist. You know it’s important to have their teeth...

Random Acts of Kindness Ideas for Kids - volunteering at an animal shelter

6 Random Acts of Kindness Kids Can Do

You know that teaching your child about kindness is important. But with a hectic life, kindness lessons can get lost somewhere in the hustle and bustle and quickly become an...

6 Random Acts of Kindness Kids Can Do

You know that teaching your child about kindness is important. But with a hectic life, kindness lessons can get lost somewhere in the hustle and bustle and quickly become an...

Valentine's Day ideas for kids

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Kids

It may be chilly and gray outdoors, but February also brings Valentine’s Day — a joyful reminder to celebrate with our loved ones, including our kids. Plan a fun-filled day...

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Kids

It may be chilly and gray outdoors, but February also brings Valentine’s Day — a joyful reminder to celebrate with our loved ones, including our kids. Plan a fun-filled day...

internet safety tips for teens

Internet Safety Tips for Teens

You and your teenager use the Internet in two entirely different ways. You go online to check email or social media accounts, pay bills or do some shopping. Your teenager...

Internet Safety Tips for Teens

You and your teenager use the Internet in two entirely different ways. You go online to check email or social media accounts, pay bills or do some shopping. Your teenager...

anxiety and the brain

Anxiety and the Brain

We've all felt it – the cold, bony fingers of anxiety tightening around our throat or pressing on our chest. It's certainly been an old friend of mine. Countless times,...

Anxiety and the Brain

We've all felt it – the cold, bony fingers of anxiety tightening around our throat or pressing on our chest. It's certainly been an old friend of mine. Countless times,...

Counteracting Perfectionism Anxiety

Child Perfectionism & Anxiety

Discovering one mistake on a school paper leads to a meltdown. A few wrong musical notes at the recital bring a flood of tears. A poor grade on the report...

Child Perfectionism & Anxiety

Discovering one mistake on a school paper leads to a meltdown. A few wrong musical notes at the recital bring a flood of tears. A poor grade on the report...

helping your child overcome the performance anxiety

How to Help Your Child Overcome Performance Anxiety

You make a last-minute check of the dance bag for essential items while telling your daughter it’s time to head out the door. You expect to hear “OK, Mom—coming” but...

How to Help Your Child Overcome Performance Anxiety

You make a last-minute check of the dance bag for essential items while telling your daughter it’s time to head out the door. You expect to hear “OK, Mom—coming” but...

how to make a child with anxiety feel special

How to Make a Child With Anxiety Feel Special

Being a parent to a child with anxiety means learning to ride out the storm on a minute-by-minute basis. You want to be supportive and encourage your child to participate...

How to Make a Child With Anxiety Feel Special

Being a parent to a child with anxiety means learning to ride out the storm on a minute-by-minute basis. You want to be supportive and encourage your child to participate...

Focus Aid Helping Kids Reduce Anxiety

Brillia 5 Pillars: Taking Brillia

For children, teens and adults struggling with attention and anxiety issues, every day can be a challenge. It's easy to feel lost and overwhelmed by the options offered — pharmaceuticals...

Brillia 5 Pillars: Taking Brillia

For children, teens and adults struggling with attention and anxiety issues, every day can be a challenge. It's easy to feel lost and overwhelmed by the options offered — pharmaceuticals...

Child Resting Using Tips for Kids Sleep Anxiety

8 Tips to Help Sleep Anxiety in Children

Lack of sleep can affect many aspects of a child's life, from how well they pay attention to how effectively they cope with anxiety and stress. Yet, adequate sleep is...

8 Tips to Help Sleep Anxiety in Children

Lack of sleep can affect many aspects of a child's life, from how well they pay attention to how effectively they cope with anxiety and stress. Yet, adequate sleep is...