Handling Your Child’s Fears: What Specialists Recommend

All children are afraid of something. As a parent, you want to make sure that your child is dealing with his or her fears in a healthy way. It can be tempting to simply tell your son or daughter that monsters aren't real, but it can be a hard truth for a child to accept. Read what you can do to help your child through fear and anxiety.

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.

Your Anxious Child’s Teachers and School: Their Role and Your Rights

If your child is struggling with anxiety at school, working with and forming a partnership with their teachers and school can be critical. Learn the steps to take and your rights as a parent.

Providing Stress Relief for Your Child

Can children suffer from stress and anxiety? Of course! As a parent, you probably know about some of the methods you can use to reduce your own stress. But how can you help your anxious child to develop safe, healthy stress management habits? Read to find out.

How to Address an Anxious Child’s Worries

You may feel concerned when your child expresses an unreasonable amount of worry. As children age, it's natural for them to become aware of more of the dangers of the “real world.” However, it's important for kids to understand that they don't need to worry about certain things. Learn how to discuss your child's anxieties in a healthy way.

Math Anxiety Holds Back High-Achievers

Researchers from the University of Chicago are saying stress is hurting bright students anxious about math.

Tips to Help Your Child Cope With School-Related Anxiety

Going to school may sound easy, but many kids get stressed over their studies. As a parent, there are things you can do to help your children relax.

Preventing Childhood Stress: School-Related Anxiety

If you're a parent of a child with an anxiety disorder, you may wonder how you can help him or her deal with school problems. Children with conditions such as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and generalized anxiety often have trouble concentrating in the classroom. This can hurt the performance of your child, so it's important to recognize issues early on.

How Your Anxiety Can Affect Your Child

As a parent, you probably worry that you may affect your child's progress in therapy. According to research in England, this may be the case! Find out how your presence and your behavior can help or hurt your child's recovery from high anxiety.

Watch Kids Talk About their Childhood Anxiety

Do you wish that you knew what it was like for someone you love who is living with childhood anxiety? Take a look at this video, in which several children talk about how anxiety affects their day-to-day life. You will hear from children of all ages and will walk away with a better idea of what the inner dialogue of a child with anxiety might sound like.