Posts Tagged "anxiety"

Allowing kids to be kids

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Children and teens today are more depressed and anxious than those one and two generations ago. There is a growing body of research, including studies conducted by child development expert Dr. Peter Gray, that indicate that children are suffering from less time for play and more parental control, including being over controlled, over scheduled, and over rescued. 

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Parents should feel empowered to get their child help

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Rates of childhood anxiety and depression have increased during the past 15 years. The reasons for this are complex. Some speculate that societal changes, such as higher divorce rates, over scheduling and emphasis on achievement as opposed to emotional connection, are possible contributors.

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7 ways to keep calm and carry on while marching into spring

 

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As February vacation comes to an end, students will enter what, for many, can be the most trying part of the school year. Beginning now until the end of the school year, academic expectations ramp up exponentially.

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Making sense of senseless violence

The violence that we read and hear about around the world today is impossible to fully comprehend and yet to help kids cope with it, we don’t have to really understand it. The incident in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday is the most recent event that hits home hard, showing how the world can be an unpredictable and unsafe place.

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Are you with a bullying partner?

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