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Kids and Stress

10 Ways You And Your Child Can Survive End-of-School Madness

Dr. Becca Ballinger | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Dr. Becca Ballinger

Always remember that you are teaching your child how to behave through your actions as well as your words; therefore, try to be very mindful of staying calm and positive during this time of year.

5 Ways to Keep Your Stress From Becoming Your Kids' Stress

Roni Cohen-Sandler, Ph.D. | Posted 05.23.2015 | Parents
Roni Cohen-Sandler, Ph.D.

Stress used to be the domain of older teens aiming for highly ranked colleges. But these days, even the youngest children in my psychology practice are complaining about trouble falling asleep, stomachaches, fears of making mistakes or doing badly on tests.

The #1 Thing Kids Want When They're Stressed (INFOGRAPHIC)

Renee Jain | Posted 01.24.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

We know our kids want our help and we want to help them. The challenge is bridging the gap in communication so we're able to reach them when they need it most. How do you get your child to open up to you in times of stress?

Training Kids Without Stressing Them Out

Tim Elmore | Posted 05.25.2014 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Stress becomes destructive when opportunities look like obstacles. Let's help our students see them for what they are and learn to manage stress in a healthy way.

It's Hard to Be a Kid Today

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 05.24.2014 | Parents
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

Let us make our children the priority and work to ensure that they are growing up in healthy, nurturing and safe environments.

Stressed Out in America: 5 Reasons to Let Your Kids Play

Katie Hurley | Posted 04.30.2014 | Parents
Katie Hurley

Play is the most natural learning style for children. They learn from play from the very first moment they shove wooden blocks into their mouths and they continue to learn through more advanced play as they grow.

5 Reasons the Common Core Is Ruining Childhood

Katie Hurley | Posted 12.25.2013 | Parents
Katie Hurley

The people behind the Common Core might think that they are ensuring college/career readiness, but what they are really ensuring is a generation of anxious robotic children who can memorize answers but don't know how to think.

Attention Kids: Grades Are NOT Everything

Jim Higley | Posted 07.23.2012 | Parents
Jim Higley

I think kids should work hard, use their talents and take school seriously. But more than anything, I want my kids to learn how to learn.