The Parents Guide to Teaching Mindfulness to Children with Anxiety

Want an anxious child that is calmer, more serene and has fewer fears and less anxiety? Mindfulness may be just what you need. Read on to learn what it is, how to practice it and how to pass it along to your children.

DSM-5 Danger: What Happens to Your Anxious Child when ‘Normal’ Grief becomes Clinical Depression

Normal grief and clinical depression may be totally different issues, although the DSM-5 now has the power to treat them as one in the same. Read to learn of the detrimental impact this may have on you and your anxious child.

The Complete Guide to the 2013 DSM-5 and What the Changes Mean to You and Your Anxious Child

A revised psychiatrist's "bible," or DSM-5, is making its official debut in May. Controversy has long been swirling around the changes, which could have an impact on the mental health care you and your anxious child receive.

How Parenting Anxious Children May Help You Live Longer

Parenting an anxious child may seem like a surefire recipe for stress, but a study shows parenting an anxious kid, or any kid, may help people live longer.

Sleep Tips for Anxious Children

Bedtime can be a horrific time for you and your anxious child. It doesn’t have to be with a few quick tips from a doctor for helping your anxious kid get a good night’s sleep.

Why Being a Pal or Pushover Parent is Bad for Your Anxious Child

You may want harmony in the household, but being too permissive with your anxious kid could be doing more harm than good. Check out five signs that you’re a pushover parent and the effect that could have on your child.

When the World Doesn’t Make Sense: How to Help Anxious Children Cope With Tragedy

If your anxious kid is old enough to talk, he or she is probably old enough to ask questions following a tragedy. This article can help you answer those questions as well as offer the support and guidance kids need after a traumatic event.

How Anxious Children React to Tragedy

All kids react to tragedy with a bounty of emotions, but if their emotions linger or other changes in behavior and habits crop up, it may be more than the tragedy that is affecting your child. Read more on how to tell if you kid may be suffering from an anxiety issue.

Exercise for Anxious Children – Why it Matters and How to Get Kids Moving

Studies consistently show that exercise and physical activity is one of the most effective ways to help reduce child anxiety and manage the stress today's child can struggle with. Learn what the research says about how and why exercise works for managing anxiety and some sneaky tricks to get your child more active and think it's FUN.

Stranger Anxiety in Babies and Young Children

Does your baby become anxious and clingy when someone they do not know wants to hold or play with them? If so, your baby is demonstrating "stranger anxiety" which is a developmentally normal reaction. Learn a few tips for helping your baby become more comfortable with new people so that everyone feels secure and has fun!