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Helping Kids Manage Their Back-to-School Anxiety: Dos and Don’ts

By Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide The first day of school can be a source of anxiety in any year. But for many kids, this particular back-to-school season feels a lot more intense … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Create Structure and Reduce Anxiety in Children During the Summer

By Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide Ah, summertime. It’s advertised as a time to rest and rejuvenate without schedules or demands. Except most people don’t manage well in the complete absence of structure. … Continue reading

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How to Model Healthy Worry and Coping Strategies as We Emerge from the Pandemic

By Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide For the past year, as we’ve avoided outings and people, visualized germs coating every surface and spewing from the mouths of our loved ones, my daughter has … Continue reading

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Teen Addictions Are Increasing During the Pandemic—And How Adults Can Help

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What’s the Big Deal About Addictions? The effects of the pandemic have been steadily increasing since the start in March 2020. Most schools have resorted to online learning. Students and teachers alike find … Continue reading

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How the Pandemic Affects Children and What You Can Do to Help

By Deborah Serani, Psy.D., author of Sometimes When I’m Sad Studies about the impact of the pandemic on children have shown overall increases in anxiety levels and academic difficulties. Online learning, restricted school days, and virtual classrooms have created lapses in … Continue reading

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