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Anxious Child

The Number 1 Skill to Help Your Anxious Kiddo

Rachel Weinstein | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Rachel Weinstein

This isn't a magic wand to make all the worry go away, but let's be real--this is LIFE! Our job isn't to give our kids worry-free lives--it's to prepare them to be the most centered, empowered humans they can be in this messy world. And in my humble opinion, learning to work with the mind is one of the best ways to do this.

49 Phrases To Calm An Anxious Child

Renee Jain | Posted 03.22.2016 | Parents
Renee Jain

"You are not alone in how you feel."

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.