Mobile Application Helps Kids Deal with Anxiety

Children with anxiety disorders can struggle to cope with stressful situations that occur at school or at work. They often need extra care and patience from parents and teachers. Find out how a new application may help these anxious kids to cope.

How to Identify Anxiety in Your Child

Dealing with anxiety issues can be overwhelming, especially for a child. But how can you tell if a child is truly suffering from anxiety or if he or she is just feeling too much pressure? Find out more here.

How to Teach Anxious Children about ‘Stranger Danger’

Anxious children may already harbor anxiety and fear around strangers, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't take the time to discuss the proverbial "stranger danger" and ways your child can stay safest.

Identifying Risk Factors for Panic Attacks in Teens

For most people, being a teenager is a challenge in and of itself. Having to worry about panic attacks in addition to the emotional and physical changes of adolescence can be overwhelming for a young person. In this article, we will explore the traits which predispose certain teens to panic attacks later in life.

Mental Health Worker Calls for Understanding of Childhood Shyness

As a parent, you want your child to enjoy a rich, healthy social life. Social interactions are especially important in a child's development. This is why many parents urge their shy children to be more outgoing. But is that really the right thing to do?

Offering Support to Your Anxious Child

Sometimes what an anxious child needs most is the support of his or her parents. By setting an example for your anxious child, you can help him or her to feel more at ease. Find out more about how to do that here.

How Praise and Labels Can Hurt Your Anxious Child

It's a parents prerogative to praise their anxious children or label them as "smart," and the children often very well deserve it. But how you dole out your praise and affix a label can play a big role in your child's later path to success. Read on for more.

Being A Mom with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

When you have OCD, your mind is constantly overwhelmed with anxious thoughts and worries. Can you imagine what it would be like to be a mother and deal with OCD? Read this article to find out more about a woman who balances motherhood with her struggle against OCD.

Talking to Your Teen about Dangers at School

As a parent, you have probably experienced some anxiety over your child's safety-- especially with the recent news of school shootings around the country. It's important to deal with your own anxiety, but do you know how your teen is feeling about his or her school safety?

Why an Anxious Child May be a Selfish Child

No one likes the child that never shares his toys or refuses to let others sit next to her. If your anxious child is that selfish child, check out some info that can help.