Child with Social Anxiety

At first, you may have thought your child was simply shy. With time, though, you began noticing certain warning signs that told a different story. You may have seen your child: Blush, be jittery, and seem nervous around other people, especially in group settings. Keep their head low and avoid eye contact or mumble and…

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Children Grieve a Loss

Children thrive in a loving family environment. How devastating it is for them when this secure atmosphere gets ripped apart by death. Of course, you’re probably struggling with your own emotions surrounding the loss—anguish, worry, anxiety, depression. But your children feel very much the same… and beyond. For many obvious reasons, losing a loved one…

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permissive parenting

Imagine the scene: A splendid throne atop an elevated platform. Two servants rushing back and forth, catering to the every wish of the crowned head seated upon the lofty chair. Exhausted from a day’s worth of conforming to the demands of the ruler, they finally bow with heads low. Nothing wrong with that scenario, right?…

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Mindfulness for Children

Mindfulness. These days, when you google the word you will find its lofty concept inherently connected to mental health and psychological therapy. That alone can make the idea a little intimidating to implement for adults. How could you ever explain or teach it to your children? It’s actually not quite as complicated as it may…

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