Tag: Kids and stress

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

The Best of 2017 from Confident Parents, Confident Kids

In 2017, the Confident Parents, Confident Kids’ community continued to grow in followers and collaborators and celebrated five years. Thank you for your continued participation in this critical dialogue on how we can promote essential life skills in our children! In case… 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

Elements of a Confident Kid… Coping Skills

coping to maintain a contest or combat usually on even terms or with success to deal with and attempt to overcome problems and difficulties About Coping Skills: Though all babies are born with a brain rigged for the flight or fight survival… Read More