Test Anxiety – How to Beat It

Test Anxiety – How to Beat It

Nearly everyone feels amped up or nervous before taking a test. In fact it’s uncommon to experience no sense of test anxiety or excitement before a test. The challenge comes when your child feels too anxious and can’t think straight, which leads to performance interference. Although everyone feels test anxiety in a different way, here are […]

Child Anger Management

Child Anger Management

Child anger can seem like it comes out of nowhere. One minute you are enjoying a peaceful afternoon at the park, and the next your child is screaming and upset because she can’t figure out how to manipulate a toy the way she wants. There are many causes for child anger. For some children, their temperament tends […]

Adult Children Won’t Leave Home

Adult Children Won’t Leave Home

Parents look forward to every milestone in their children’s lives. From the arrival of a child’s first tooth to their first and last days of school, children are moving closer towards independence with every passing day. Each phase is exciting, and maybe a bit somber, as they leave their childhood days behind. But when adult […]

Teaching Kids Mindfulness

Teaching Kids Mindfulness

Teaching kids mindfulness is just as easy as teaching them the alphabet or tying their shoes. Mindfulness helps children manage their behavior, reduce stress, sleep better, and improve relationships. Furthermore, mindfulness activities are an excellent way to engage the family at the table and to encourage positive thinking. Here are some helpful tips and links for teaching kids mindfulness activities: […]