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The Child with Intense Emotions

The Child with Intense Emotions

When it is More than Just a Phase There is no parenting journey that compares with loving and leading a child with intense emotions. No one hands you a helmet with ear plugs, offers you a defense shield, or tucks words of wisdom in your back pocket. You are left standing there – unprepared and […]

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Stressed Out Kids

Stressed Out Kids

Helping Kids Deal with Stress and Anxiety in a Busy World Our kids are bombarded every day with technology, activities, and a fast-paced life that makes my own head swim. Many daily stresses are to be expected, but sometimes the culminating effect of them on kids can take a toll and make them move from […]

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Posted in Child Behavior Modification, Childhood Development, Developing Emotional Intelligence, Developing Social Skills, Emotion Coaching, Parenting Tips0 Comments

Did My Child Just Throw a Pantrum?

Did My Child Just Throw a Pantrum?

That’s Not a Typo – You Might Have a Pantrum on Your Hands A screaming voice, pounding fists, and stomping feet – sounds like a tantrum, right? But what if it is a pantrum? I recently read a parental mind-stretching book, Parenting Your Anxious Child with Mindfulness and Acceptance, by Christopher McCurry, Ph.D. that describes […]

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Help Your Kids Fight Their Fears

Help Your Kids Fight Their Fears

Behavior Modification That Works Snakes, spiders, the dark, and thunderstorms all seem to have magical powers to frighten children and elicit shrieks, shivers, and meltdowns. If you’re like me, at least one of your kids has developed a fear of something along the way, and finding a way to help them overcome the fear is […]

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Posted in Child, Child Behavior Modification, Childhood Development, Developing Confidence, Featured, Overcoming Fears, Parenting Styles, Parenting Tips, Positive Reinforcement, Teen1 Comment

Tips for Reducing Back to School Worries

Tips for Reducing Back to School Worries

Prepare for the New School Year Together The long hazy days of summer are quickly dwindling and soon our children will be returning to their studies with excitement, and perhaps apprehension. A new school year means more than new sneakers and extra notebooks. It is a time to begin another new journey with your children, […]

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How to Ease Anxiety in Special Needs Kids

How to Ease Anxiety in Special Needs Kids

Previously, I wrote an article about separation anxiety in preschool-aged children. This issue affects my son and me every day, perhaps more so than in the “neuro-typical” population. Here are some tips geared toward special needs children, but possibly beneficial for the general population as well, that may help ease anxiety: • The ‘We Are […]

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