How Child Anxiety Can Masquerade as Aggression

Child anxiety can be tricky, often taking on the form of aggression. Check out some sign that your child's aggression is really anxiety, along with tips for dealing with it.

Why Fewer Toys are Better than Many for Anxious Children

Helping anxious children thrive can mean gifting them with a select few toys instead of piles of distracting presents.

Can Praise Backfire for Your Anxious Child?

Praise is a good thing, as long as you word it in such a way that it doesn't backfire for your anxious child.

How to Plan Family Vacations with Anxious Children

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.

How to Help Your Anxious Child Cope with Scary Events

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.

How to Manage Screen Time for Your Anxious Child

Screen time may have become the great American past time, but it shouldn’t rule your anxious child’s life.

How an Anxious Child’s Lack of Sleep Now Leads to Depression Later

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.

Why Timeouts Can Backfire for Anxious Children

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.

How Parents’ Anxiety Makes Children Picky Eaters

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.

How to Help Anxious Children Cope with the Holiday Season

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.