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Anxious Child

9 Ways to Take Charge of Bedtime Fears

Tamar Chansky | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

Even if your child's fears seem unreasonable to you, you can help them feel more safe -- emotionally safe -- by not challenging the fact that they are afraid.

4 Ways to Deal with Your Anxious Child's 'What Iffing'

Renee Jain | Posted 12.31.2014 | Parents
Renee Jain

While reassurance is OK as a first response, to really connect with your child, look them in the eye, tell them you understand what they're going through and take some deep breaths together.

Does Your Child Have Anxiety?

Scholastic Parent and Child | Posted 05.07.2014 | Parents
Scholastic Parent and Child

While better detection plays a part in the rising rates of children's anxiety, experts believe that the numbers also reflect a general societal shift. In other words, adults are stressed, too -- and our kids are feeling our pain.

Help! My Daughter Is Anxious

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 09.17.2013 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

The things your daughter is afraid of are very real to her, regardless of how impossible they may seem to you.