Tag: kids and anxiety

Helping Our Children Deal with their Fears

It’s flu shot day. I have a feeling that today will go smoothly. But two years ago, it didn’t. And I notice a sense of dread creep up on me like a zombie in a haunted mansion. A few years back, E… Read More

Helping Kids Deal with the Stress of the Test!

”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

Preschool Mindfulness Summit Next Week!

Our children are dealing with increasing pressures at younger ages – to perform academically, in sports, and in the arts. While we know they will encounter stress, we can offer them tools to deal constructively with anxiety on their own when it… Read More

Struggling to Keep Anxiety Out of Your Parenting? 5 Tips to Help

By Guest Writer, Child Therapist and Author of Anxiety Sucks! A Teen’s Survival Guide, Natasha Daniels I have a confession to make. I sliced my daughter’s grapes way past toddlerhood. I hovered over my fearless child, as she climbed the monkey bars…. Read More

Raising Kids Who Can Cope With Tough Times

By Guest Writer, Janine Halloran of Coping Skills for Kids When you think of the word childhood, what comes to mind? Perhaps you think of carefree times, playing games and giggles, stomping in puddles, scribbling crayons, or running on a playground. But… Read More