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.

Nature and Anxiety Series: How Connecting with Nature Improves Mental Health

How much time does your child spend outside on any given day? How much of this is unstructured time when they are free to explore the world around them? Research shows that providing plenty of unstructured time for your child to be surrounded by nature is a wonderful way to treat childhood anxiety and depression.

Making Time to Talk: The Importance of One-on-One Time

Would you like to carve out some more alone time to spend with each of your children but are not sure how to fit it into your busy schedule? Check out the following article that outlines the importance of one-on-one time with children and provides a few tips for getting started.

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.

Modeling the Change You Want to See In Your Child with Anxiety

Did you know that anxiety is largely a learned behavior? By changing the way that you respond to anxiety in front of your child, you may notice a large improvement in your child with anxiety. Read more to learn several tips written for family members who would like to help a child with anxiety.

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).

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.

Snoring Linked to Depression and Hyperactivity

Snoring may be a sign that behavior problems will soon follow. Research is showing that toddlers who snore are more likely to have behavior problems and childhood anxiety and depression. The study consisted of 249 children. Doctors believe that this correlation might be related to snoring children receiving a decreased supply of oxygen to the brain.

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.