Helicopter Parenting Leads to Anxiety

Children with parents who cater to their every need, even when they are capable of doing things for themselves, are more likely to develop an anxiety disorder later in life. Finding a balance with parenting takes practice and doesn't happen overnight. Children need emotionally available parents that they can count on for support, but they also need room to grow, explore the world, learn from their mistakes, and build confidence.

Reasons to Teach Kids Positive Psychology

What benefits could positive psychology provide for a child with anxiety? The answer to this is different for every child, but the following article points to 7 different reasons for teaching a child how to use positive psychology in their everyday lives (such as a developed sense of control and increased positivity).

10 Ways to Strengthen the Parent-Child Relationship Through Positive Psychology

Does parenting some times feel like one never-ending power struggle? It doesn't have to be that way. By applying a few positive psychology concepts to your parenting style, you can improve the relationship that you have with your child with anxiety. Check out the following article to learn more!

New Online Yoga Classes for Children with Anxiety!

Would you like to share the benefits of yoga with your child with anxiety but are not sure where to begin? The website YogaVibes has introduced five different kids yoga videos that help introduce children to the world of yoga. Yoga is a wonderful way for children to unwind and learn different stress relieving techniques.

The “I Like Book”

Check out this wonderful new product that helps individuals (including parents and children with anxiety) remain positive! It's called the "I Like Book" and it is a journal designed for recording all of the things that someone likes. Different versions of the book are available for adults, children, and couples.

I’m Bored…Why Boredom is Important to Your Child’s Development

No one likes the feeling of being bored, but the opportunity to experience boredom is essential to a child's development (especially a child with anxiety). When children's schedules are so full that they never have time to themselves, or they spend their down time watching television or video games, their creativity and problem solving capabilities can suffer the consequences.

Sleep and It’s Impact on Childhood Anxiety

Is your anxious child getting enough sleep? Children need more sleep than adults do and sleep deprivation is extremely likely to increase a child's anxiety symptoms. Check out this article to learn how much sleep your child should be getting, and what effects sleep deprivation has on a child's mind and body.

The Power of Empathy

What does it take to be a truly empathetic parent? How can empathy impact your relationship with your child and your child's anxiety level? For the answer to these and other questions check out this article that describes how empathy can greatly impact the happiness of a child with anxiety.

Yoga Reduces Anxiety in Teenagers

Practicing yoga regularly is statistically proven to reduce anxiety in teenagers. If your teenager needs a new way to unwind after a long and difficult day, consider introducing them to yoga. Participating in yoga with your child can provide a wonderful way to strengthen the bond between the two of you.

15 Minute Yoga Routines for Young Children

Yoga can offer tremendous benefits for anyone with childhood anxiety, but unfortunately young children are not always interested in participating in traditional yoga. Cosmic Kids has developed a series of short 15-minute yoga videos designed to capture a young child's imagination and introduce them to the world of yoga using an approach that they are sure to be excited about!