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TIP OF THE WEEK: Your Child Afraid of Halloween? Find Out What Helps

Halloween brings out lots of excitement for kids. School parties. Costume decisions. Candy. Lots and lots of candy.  And, of course, people dressed in all black with a bloody mask jumping out at you when you least expect it. If you’re taking your child trick-or-treating this year you can’t predict what you’re going to find […]

Three Tools to Reduce Back to School Anxiety

In my new book, Why Smart Kids Worry, I share 15 tools that parents can use with anxious kids. Many of the tools can be used in any situation but I am targeting three in this article that work well for back to school anxiety: 1. Square Breathing – Teaching your child this breathing method […]

TIP OF THE WEEK: Need to Get Your Child Out of Your Bed? Find Out How

Kids love sleeping with their parents. Given the choice, most kids would sleep in their parents bed until they graduate high school. Well…not that long but long enough to make parents uncomfortable and for kids to be unable to fall asleep on their own. Need to get your child out of your bed?  Be willing […]

The First Ever "TIP OF THE WEEK" – Give Your Child’s Anxiety a Name

Parents sit in my office every day looking for tips on how to help their anxious child. “What do I do when…?” is what I hear hour after hour, day after day. They may finish the sentence with “…my child won’t stop talking about his worries,” or “…she won’t get out of the car at […]

Why Kids Shouldn’t Watch the News

It’s after work and you have the t.v. on for just a few minutes while you cook dinner. Or maybe you’re trying to catch up on what’s happening in Syria, the stock exchange or even the latest happenings in Hollywood. You click the television on, go about what you’re doing and maybe catch a little […]

3 Ways to Help Anxious Kids Sleep

Dr. Stanley Coren has written a book on sleep deprivation, Sleep Thieves, and says his research shows that “for each hour under eight hours of sleep, you lose one point in IQ. And for every hour below seven you can lose two points of IQ.”  Since children are required 10-12 hours of sleep a night, if […]