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The Warning Signs of Depression and Anxiety in Kids

As adults, it can be easy to assume that kids, particularly younger ones, have nothing to fear, worry, or be sad about. After all, childhood is known for being the most innocent and carefree stage of development. However, kids have plenty to… Read More

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How to Have a Mental Health Check-In With Your Teen and Preteen

Is your teen or tween behaving more differently than usual? I know, this probably seems like a trick question. The emphasis is on the word more. For example, has your usually uber-responsible fourteen-year-old neglected to take the dog out again, forgot two… Read More

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How to Calm Your Anxious Child

The kids and teens I counsel worry a lot. They worry about their family, friends, appearance, homework, their future, what people think of them, and unexpected changes. If you are the parent of an anxious child, you are not alone. Anxiety is… Read More

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5 Things I Want My Kids to Know About Confidence

Every parent wants their kid to grow up confident. We all want our kids to be convinced of their place in the world, bold in their approach to life, self-reliant and courageous when it comes to their perception of themselves. But as… Read More

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7 Signs Your Child May Be Lonely

Parents hate to think their child might be lonely. Few things are worse to a kid than feeling left out of a playgroup, or like they don’t have anyone to hang out with at lunch, or as if they’re invisible to their… Read More

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4 Ways to Help Your Child Cope With Loneliness

With the past year of school closures, quarantines, and canceled family gatherings, many of us have experienced waves of isolation due to limited time spent in person with family and friends. Parents hate to think that their child might be lonely. And… Read More

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Will This Ever Get Easier?

In full disclosure, I felt like a fraud when I started typing this blog post. And maybe I am.  As the title suggests, I’m supposed to be giving some insightful words of wisdom about if and how you can survive whatever season… Read More