Category Archives: Parenting

Modeling Conflict Resolution in Super Angry Times

By Eric Braun, author of How to Take the GROAN Out of Grown-Ups and Make a Friend, Be a Friend A week or so ago I was riding in a friend’s car when another driver began tailgating us aggressively. The road was … Continue reading

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How to Find Mental Health Resources for Your Child or Family

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What’s the Big Deal About Addictions? The last 22 months have been very hard on kids and families. Being cut off from friends, fear of COVID-19 for themselves and family members, frustration with … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Goal Setting: 6 Ways to More Successful New Year’s Resolutions

By Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide I’m not big on typical New Year’s resolutions. The concept is fundamentally positive—I love the sense of optimism and improvement inherent in the idea—but I find few … Continue reading

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Stressed Out Teens? How to Help Teens Set Goals That Feel Good

By Rayne Lacko, coauthor of Dream Up Now: The Teen Journal for Creative Self-Discovery You don’t need a magic wand to help young people break free of negative feelings and claim a clear vision of a positive future. Here’s a … Continue reading

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5 Ideas for Helping Kids Cope with Anxiety and Enjoy a Meaningful Holiday Season

By Lisa L. Walsh, author of Violet the Snowgirl: A Story of Loss and Healing As we head toward the holiday season, many of us find ourselves managing a high level of unease and anxiety for ourselves and our children. … Continue reading

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