Childhood anxiety has become much more prevalent in the last decade. Aside from the “normal” kinds of fears kids have, like being frightened by the sound of thunder, by being in the dark, or the monster under the bed, there can be other more serious fears that remain with them as they grow. … Continue reading
At no time in our history have our children been bombarded with as many distractions, fears, anxieties, and mixed messages than now. Parents can be overwhelmed with the multitude of issues that are involved with raising children like keeping them physically healthy and encouraging good learning habits. … Continue reading
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) will soon be hosting 2 webinars concerning children’s mental health topics. Register for these webinars to learn about anxiety coping strategies and support for severe irritability.
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We have all been there.
Whether with our own children or as innocent bystanders in the checkout line at our local grocery store. We have all seen a child have a complete meltdown, which almost always leads to an embarrassed look from the child’s parent or caretaker. … Continue reading
As with all cultural and technological changes, there are positive and negative consequences of the digital age. There are always those who hold on to the past for dear life, and others who jump right in without a second thought.
Since most adults utilize devices for work and play, … Continue reading
Teenagers are undergoing a lot of physical and mental changes as they develop into adults. Knowing how their personality can change can make it easier to notice red flags, and can aid you in making the right decisions for their mental health. … Continue reading