life skills

Can Praise Backfire for Your Anxious Child?

September 30, 2017

Praise is a good thing, as long as you word it in such a way that it doesn't backfire for your anxious child.
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What to Do When Your Anxious Child Refuses to Go to School

August 31, 2017

Anxious children can view school as a scary place and even refuse to go. Here's what you can do to help your child work through school refusal.
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How to Plan Family Vacations with Anxious Children

July 31, 2017

Just because anxious children typically do not like a change in the familiar does not mean they will not enjoy a family vacation. These tips can help ensure they do.
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Why Today’s Teens are Perpetually Plagued by Anxiety

March 28, 2017

Teen years are typically stressful years, and one of today's teens speaks out on the biggest anxiety inducers of her generation.
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Are You Addicted to Your Anxious Child?

February 28, 2017

If you find yourself doing everything for your anxious child without getting results or even gratitude, you may be addicted to helping your child. Read on to learn how to spot it and what to do about it.
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Can Your Anxious Child’s Friends Impact Fear and Anxiety?

January 30, 2017

A study looked at how much influence children’s friends have on fear and anxiety. Parents definitely want to check this out to see what the study had to say.
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How a Child’s Social Anxiety and Holiday Parties Can Mix

November 29, 2016

A child's social anxiety doesn't have to hinder the holiday spirit. Check out some tips for helping your anxious child enjoy all the season brings.
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How to Manage Screen Time for Your Anxious Child

October 26, 2016

Screen time may have become the great American past time, but it shouldn’t rule your anxious child’s life.
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Why Family Dinnertime Matters for Anxious Children

September 27, 2016

Families that regularly eat dinner together are sustaining a routine that helps their anxious children in a number of ways. Read on for more!
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How to Help Anxious Children Cope with Sibling Rivalry

August 29, 2016

Sibling rivalry is part of growing up, but it can be particularly tough on anxious children. Check out tips for helping your anxious child without causing more harm than good.
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