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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

9 Ways for Parents to Recharge

9 Ways for Parents to Recharge

10 Minute Pick-Me Ups for Tired Parents Last night was glorious. My husband and I sat for one entire segment of a sit-com from one commercial break to the other – without any interruptions. Except, that is, for the occasional banging of any of the 5 pairs of children’s feet on the floor above us. […]

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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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7 Ways for Moms to Manage Stress

7 Ways for Moms to Manage Stress

No matter how organized or effective we feel we are, moms need to find ways to break away from the responsibilities of work and remember who we are. We are women with precariously balanced loads of projects, activities, and things for which we are accountable. Not to mention those people in our lives who make […]

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Help Your Kids Manage Stress

Help Your Kids Manage Stress

“I have a tummy ache.” Have you ever heard those words from your child before? While sometimes it is truly a virus or other bug, it can also be one of many ways our kids reach out to us and let us know that they, too, feel stress and every day pressures of life. Children […]

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How to stop your child from hitting– Alternative Discipline Methods

How to stop your child from hitting– Alternative Discipline Methods

Being hit, even by a three year old, is not fun, to say the least. It is even less fun when it is a special needs child that is doing the hitting, because it’s a safe bet that the typical discipline processes are not going to work. In my house, we are in the middle […]

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Trying to Conceive: Handling the Stress

Trying to Conceive: Handling the Stress

For some of us, after spending many years and many dollars avoiding pregnancy, it can be a huge mental shift to be in the position of trying to get pregnant.  For most women, getting pregnant will happen relatively quickly, but for others, month after month will bring yet another negative pregnancy test.  As those months […]

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