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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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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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How to Help Your Anxious Child Cope with Scary Events

May 31, 2017

Whether they hear about them on TV or from their friends or neighbors, your anxious child may learn about scary world events. Here's how to help them cope.
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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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How an Anxious Child’s Lack of Sleep Now Leads to Depression Later

July 25, 2016

Your anxious child may get cranky and uncontrollable without enough sleep, but even bigger problems, like depression, can be waiting down the line if insufficient sleep becomes an ongoing habit.
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Why Timeouts Can Backfire for Anxious Children

June 27, 2016

Sending an anxious child into a timeout is essentially sending an anxious child into isolation. And isolation is not a good thing when emotions run high and misbehavior runs rampant.
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How Parents’ Anxiety Makes Children Picky Eaters

February 29, 2016

Anxiety and depression in parents can have an impact on how picky their children are about food. Check out a study that found a link.
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How to Help Anxious Children Cope with the Holiday Season

November 30, 2015

The holidays can be a time of laughter, parties, joy, goodies -- and increased anxiety for your already anxious child. Check out some tips to help them cope.
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How Selective Mutism Can Affect Anxious Children

October 27, 2015

Certain situations can be scary enough for anxious children that the children are unable to speak. Read on for more on the condition known as selective mutism.
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When Picky Eating Can Indicate Anxiety, Depression or ADHD

August 31, 2015

Picky eating in children could be just a phase, or it could be a sign of underlying issues such as anxiety, depression or ADHD. Read on to find out what the latest research says about this common childhood habit.
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