”Mom, everything seems to speed up around me, get louder in my head, and I can’t take my test. I feel scared.” This is how my ten-year-old son described his anxiety during test taking time. But though I know he has felt… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: Calm, Calming down, Coping strategies, dealing with stress, Deep breathing, kids and anxiety, Kids and stress, kids and test-taking strategies, Modeling, parents as models, physical symptoms of anxiety, physical symptoms of stress, Self awareness, Self-management, teachers as models, teaching kids to deal with stress, Testing anxiety, Testing stress
Stress Less: Calming Strategies from Parent Toolkit on Vimeo. This video short from the NBC Parent Toolkit shows how simple it can be to incorporate calming strategies into your life and your children’s to benefit all in your family. Maurice Elias,… Read More
Each Tuesday during the winter holiday season, I’ll be posting suggested tools – social and emotional tools – to help achieve peace and joy in the midst of the hustle and bustle. These should add to your sense of calm. And they should be… Read More
Confident Parents, Confident Kids author Jennifer Miller has written the first blog article for a brand new video game being developed by gaming pioneer Trip Hawkins (founder of Electronic Arts) and Chief Learning Officer and Co-founder Jessica Berlinski formerly of GameDesk and Character Counts…. Read More
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