Mental Health Warning Signs

 Children and adolescents display troubling behavior at times. Sometimes the behavior is part of a child’s healthy development, but if it starts to occur more frequently or increases in severity, it may be cause for concern. It’s good for parents and other adults who...

Exercising for Brain Health

Is your child suffering from anxiety or depression? Or having trouble concentrating or managing their emotions? Therapy, along with regular exercise, can help to improve our mind and body. There are many studies that back up the benefits of exercise on our physical...

Reducing Power Struggles

As a parent, you will inevitably hear your child respond with “no” when you ask them to do something. Developmentally, children and adolescents will demonstrate autonomy in order to become an individual apart from their parents, but the ensuing power struggle causes...

Helping Children Grieve During the Holidays

 The holiday season can be especially hard after the death of a loved one or pet. The changes in tradition, as well as the constant reminders of family and togetherness, can bring up memories of the loss. Remembering and honoring the loved one during the holidays...

Managing Back-to-School Anxiety

 The school year is in full swing again, and this can cause a lot of anxiety for students. Some worrying is to be expected, but if you feel that your child is really stressed there are a few things you can do. First of all, remember that everyone sees things...

Raising a Confident Child

 A confident, self-assured child is a child that tries new activities and tries again when they fail. They know they can’t be good at everything and are willing to try and try again when something is difficult. Confidence is not an inherited trait, but a quality that...

Developing a Connection with Your Child

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Mental Health Warning Signs

 Children and adolescents display troubling behavior at times.  Sometimes the behavior is part of a child’s healthy development, but if it starts to occur more frequently or increases in severity, it may be cause for concern.  It’s good for parents and other adults...

Talking About Grades with Your Children

The end of the quarter is near, which means it’s the perfect time to talk about grades. Some kids stay silent about poor grades while others may have a variety of excuses when asked. Here are a few Dos and Don’ts when talking to your kids about their grades: • Do...