10 Simple Ways You can Help Your Child Cope with Anxiety

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It’s hard enough for adults to deal with anxiety, how much more so for children. The confusing thoughts, the worries, the discomfort, the roller coaster feelings of panic and helplessness. It can really be frightening – not just for your child, but also for you. Naturally, as parents, you want to protect our child from…

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Does Your Child Have Asperger’s? 10 Signs to Look For


“His words were gushing out like a waterfall. I watched him pace back and forth in the room, recounting the statistics he had read in a book about baseball – his great passion. I knew a lot of people didn’t understand him. They often found his behavior annoying and odd. “All his life, he had…

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The Emotional Child: How Parents Can Prevent Outbursts

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  How to Calm, Soothe & Eventually Prevent Outbursts Have you ever felt so angry, you said or did something that later caused regret and sorrow? This is of course a rhetorical question as everyone “loses their cool” from time to time, with no real lasting ill effect on them or the others around them.…

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The Child and Teen Therapist – When is it Time to Seek Support

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When should a parent consult with a child and teen therapist? Child and adolescent therapists know that it is common for children to experience challenges, struggles, and obstacles as they develop and grow. These can occur at any stage of development, or they can be occasioned by either typical or unexpected life events. In early childhood,…

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7 Ways to Help Your Child Overcome Bullying

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Has your child become the victim of a bully? – Immediate action is needed! Bullying is a wide-spread problem, and it’s not to be taken lightly. Your child is facing the difficult challenge of trying to maintain emotional balance under great pressure, and she cannot do this alone. How can you be supportive and help…

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Parenting a Strong-Willed Child? Take These Steps to Success

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As if they were a character from the novel Black Beauty, some parents seem to discuss their children as if they were unruly horses in need of a serious, Victorian-era “breaking.” Just like horses, strong-willed children can be difficult to raise properly. But with care and effort, not only can you successfully raise your child…

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