Too Much on Their Plates: Child Anxiety and Overscheduling

Children with anxiety can find well meaning parents filling their schedules with seemingly fun activities like sports, play dates, or dance lessons, but is it really what's good for them? Learn about the relationship between a busy lifestyle and anxiety, how to find the right balance for your child, and what activities are best out of all the options available.

Tips on Overcoming Performance Anxiety

Performance and social anxiety can make simple tasks like grocery shopping nerve-wrecking. Find out how to curb your response to these situations.

Internet Usage Linked to Depression

Our busy lives may cause us to use the Internet more than we should. Scientists have now shown a link between excessive surfing and depression.

Short-Term Side Effects of Anxiety Medication in Children

There are several types of drugs used to treat anxiety disorders in children, all with their own distinct side effects.

Sleep, Your Child’s Anxiety, and How to Make it Better By Tonight

Sleep problems in children can be caused by anxiety or result in decreased tolerance to stress. Recent research points to several hidden causes parents need to know and shows how you can help you child get the rest they need.

Stress During Pregnancy Harms Babies

It's long been known that stress experienced during pregnancy harms a child, but recent studies are challenging how long this affects a child.

Coping with Stress During Pregnancy

Experiencing stress during pregnancy is toxic for both the mother and the child. Learn how to manage stress during these vital months.

Mindfulness or MBSR for Treating Child Anxiety

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and mindfulness practices have proven themselves highly beneficial for treating anxiety, panic attacks, and more. Learn what it is, the supporting research, and how it can be used to help treat child anxiety.

Three Things to Help Prevent Social Rejection

Friends are vital for proper development of a child's social skills. Luckily, there are things parents can do to make sure their child isn't left out.

Making Time to Relax for Children With Anxiety

Children with anxiety need opportunities to actively LEARN to relax. Learn some great ways research shows you can help you anxious child improve their anxiety management skills.