Flipping Ambition: Helping Your Child Achieve More by Effectively Slacking Off (Part 4 of 5)

Learn how your child may be getting "tricked" into a stress response and what you can do about it. We'll also show you how to spot what we call "pivot points" in your child's life and why they're so important, especially if they're experiencing anxiety, fears, or phobias. Part four of the five-part child anxiety parenting series "Flipping Ambition".

Driving Tired as Dangerous as Driving Drunk for Teens

Getting adequate sleep is crucial for growing teens and even young adults. The effects of sleep deprivation on a developing mind and body are well known. What many people don't realize is how much insufficient sleep can affect reaction times for a teen driver. Read more to learn how driving while sleepy is putting your teen at risk.

Flipping Ambition: Helping Your Child Achieve More by Effectively Slacking Off (Part 3 of 5)

Well intended parents often unknowingly encourage mediocrity and failure while trying to help their children overcome their anxiety disorder. Learn what mistakes you may be making and what you can do instead that will let you child reach their potential. Part three of the five-part child anxiety parenting series "Flipping Ambition".

Flipping Ambition: Helping Your Child Achieve More by Effectively Slacking Off (Part 2 of 5)

Learn why parents of anxious children need to be careful not to "overstuff the garden". Find out what you need to know and steps to take to help your child TODAY. Part two of the five-part child anxiety parenting series "Flipping Ambition".

Flipping Ambition: Helping Your Child Achieve More by Effectively Slacking Off (Part 1 of 5)

Learn how your child with anxiety can be helped by encouraging them to slack off the RIGHT way and "Dumping the Bucket". Part one of the five-part child anxiety parenting series "Flipping Ambition".

How to Find Treatment Options in Your Area

One of the most difficult steps when trying to find help for your anxious child or teen is deciding where to go. How do you know who to trust? And how can you make sure your child is getting the best care possible? By doing some research in advance, you can ensure your child will have a chance to enjoy a healthier life.

Getting Your Anxious Child the Right Help: The Problems and The Plan

Getting your anxious child the right help can be confusing and overwhelming. Learn more about what your options are, the advantages and disadvantages of each, and the importance of having a plan that allows you and your child to start closer to the finish.

Habits of Anxious Kids: Breaking the Bad and Making the Good

Learn what bad habits anxious kids often share, what healthier habits children with lower stress and anxiety levels have developed, and how to help your child break the habits that are holding them back while cultivating the ones that can push them forward in a more positive direction.

Preventing School-Related Stress and Anxiety

Parents know how nerve-wracking the school year can be for themselves and for their children. Some children feel overwhelmed by test anxiety. Younger students may be worried about being separated from parents, and teenagers find themselves stressing out over their social life and thoughts of the future. Parents can save themselves and their kids a lot of anxiety by making some simple changes.

Feed them Calm: The Role of Nutrition in Your Child’s Anxiety – Part Two

Nutrition can have a powerful impact on your child's anxiety and their ability to cope with stress. Learn what research has shown can help calm their anxiety and some surprising things may be making it worse. Part two of two.