What to Do When Your Anxious Child Refuses to Go to School

Anxious children can view school as a scary place and even refuse to go. Here's what you can do to help your child work through school refusal.

How to Plan Family Vacations with Anxious Children

Just because anxious children typically do not like a change in the familiar does not mean they will not enjoy a family vacation. These tips can help ensure they do.

How to Help Your Anxious Child Cope with Scary Events

Whether they hear about them on TV or from their friends or neighbors, your anxious child may learn about scary world events. Here's how to help them cope.

Why Today’s Teens are Perpetually Plagued by Anxiety

Teen years are typically stressful years, and one of today's teens speaks out on the biggest anxiety inducers of her generation.

How a Few Simple, Colorful Tools Can Help Calm Anxious Children

Art has numerous benefits for anxious children, and here's a quick and simple exercise that can bring on those benefits pronto.

How a Child’s Social Anxiety and Holiday Parties Can Mix

A child's social anxiety doesn't have to hinder the holiday spirit. Check out some tips for helping your anxious child enjoy all the season brings.

Why Family Dinnertime Matters for Anxious Children

Families that regularly eat dinner together are sustaining a routine that helps their anxious children in a number of ways. Read on for more!

How to Help Anxious Children Cope with Sibling Rivalry

Sibling rivalry is part of growing up, but it can be particularly tough on anxious children. Check out tips for helping your anxious child without causing more harm than good.

How an Anxious Child’s Lack of Sleep Now Leads to Depression Later

Your anxious child may get cranky and uncontrollable without enough sleep, but even bigger problems, like depression, can be waiting down the line if insufficient sleep becomes an ongoing habit.

Why Timeouts Can Backfire for Anxious Children

Sending an anxious child into a timeout is essentially sending an anxious child into isolation. And isolation is not a good thing when emotions run high and misbehavior runs rampant.