anxiety

My Child Doesn’t Care About Grades. Now What?How to help kids care without nagging

Dinner is winding down and you ask your child if they have any homework. “I don’t know,” she says. You try to gently ask, “How…

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Painfully Shy: A Promising Story of Facing One Child’s Social Anxiety

Parents usually love when their kids are outgoing and gregarious crowd-pleasers. But when kids seem to avoid social situations, parents tend to get a bit…

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Classroom Anxiety: It’s Common, and You Can Help | Ep. 73

Is your child struggling with anxiety about going back to school? How do you navigate the uncertainties of a new school year? If you and…

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Scared to launch your child into the “real world”?College, first apartment, military, technical school? This is for you.

If you’re the parent of an older teen or young adult, the thought of launching your child into the world can be frightening; particularly if…

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How to Teach Flexibility Using a Pipe CleanerA Practical Idea for Teaching The Skill of Flexibility

Plans change. Life changes. And suddenly your sweet child who doesn’t get to have chicken nuggets is melting down on your kitchen floor. Or maybe…

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How I Helped My Baby Sleep When Sleep Training Was Not Workingthe downside of trying to get answers from mommy bloggers

Did you find this blog because you Googled, “How do I get my baby to sleep through the night?”? Well then, my friend, soak in…

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How to Parent the Imperfect Child You Have......Not the child of your fantasy

We all have dreams for our children. Dreams that begin long before a child takes their first breath. But what if the child you have…

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How to Become an Emotionally Safe ParentWhen anger, anxiety, and a need to control no longer drive your discipline

What does it look like to become an emotionally safe parent? Safe parenting can be hard. There are a few key ideas to being a…

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Are You Parenting From a Place of Fear? | Ep. 42

“My kids will never grow up to be responsible!” “I am a terrible parent, and my child and I will never get along!” Are you…

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Get Ready for Pandemic Schooling…Round 26 Useful Ways to Combat Back-to-School Anxiety (Covid-19 Edition)

Heading back to school can be an anxious and stressful time for kids and parents– especially during a pandemic! The idea of another round of…

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